Proximity sensor is not working properly on SWC 6.1 client machines

Article:HOWTO21697  |  Created: 2010-03-04  |  Updated: 2012-10-02  |  Article URL
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How to troubleshoot functionality issues with a proximity sensor configured to work with SWC 6.1 endpoints?



  • User sessions are not locked when user walks away from the terminal.
  • SWC logon window is not displayed when user walks to the terminal.

Answer:Follow the steps below to troubleshoot this issue:


  1. Check the proximity sensors default walk away and walk up keys configuration settings in the GUI of the proximity firmware and make sure the key settings are as follows: 
    Walk away [Ctrl + End]
    Walkup [Ctrl + Home]
  2. Make sure that values for walk away and walk up keys are same in SWC client and server registry keys as below:
    [HKLM\Software\Symantec\Workspace Corporate]
  3. Un-plug and re-plug the proximity sensor to check if the issue resolves
  4. Download and install the latest firmware.

If the steps 1-4 do not resolve the issue, then contact the device vendor.

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