ndThread Registry Settings

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Below you can see the list of the registry keys for Windows and Mac, their descriptions, and supported values available with the latest release.

LoginRepoID registry

Values

For clients that use Federated Identity, this registry key can be used to bypass the regular login page and take a user directly to the organization's login page.

The HKLM\Software\WOW6432Node\NetDocuments\ndThread location will override the HKCU\Software\NetDocuments\ndThread location when reading this value pair.

Note: This registry is only for Windows.

The repository ID, starting with CA-.

AutoRun registry

Values

By default, Windows auto-runs ndThread application. To prevent it, add the setting via the registry (this only applies if used during the initial installation).

In Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ WOW6432Node\NetDocuments\ndThread, add AutoRun as a 32bit REG_DWORD.

Registry location for Mac:

/Users/[username]/Library/Preferences/ com.netdocuments.ndthread.plist

0 - Prevent ndThread auto-run.

1 - Keep ndThread in the Windows auto-run list.

CreateUserShortCut registry

Values

By default, Windows creates an ndThread shortcut. To prevent it, add the setting via the registry (this only applies if used during the initial installation).

In Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ WOW6432Node\NetDocuments\ndThread, add CreateUserShortCut as a 32bit REG_DWORD.

Registry location for Mac:

/Users/[username]/Library/Preferences/ com.netdocuments.ndthread.plist

0 - Prevent the creation of ndThread shortcut.

1 - Create an ndThread shortcuty. 

SelectedRegion registry

Values

Configure the default host that ndThread connects to (US/Vault, EU, or AU) by adding the registry setting.

In Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ WOW6432Node\NetDocuments\ndThread, add SelectedRegion as a 32bit REG_DWORD.

Registry location for Mac:

/Users/[username]/Library/Preferences/ com.netdocuments.ndthread.plist

Note: You can add the default host setting after the installation of ndThread. If you logged in previously, you also need to select ndThread>Change Sevice, then quit the application and restart it.

  • US or United States
  • AU or Australia
  • UK or Europe
  • DE or Germany
  • US GOV

Check for Updates registry

Values

Suppress the desktop application from checking for updates and therefore the user will not be notified.

If there is no registry key, by default the desktop app will check for updates.

Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\NetDocuments\ndThread

On the Mac, this setting must be added to the /Users/[username]/Library/Preferences/ com.netdocuments.ndthread.plist file.

0 - Suppress the notification.

1 - Check the notification.

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