Device Administration

Twingate displays the devices your users connect to Twingate from in both the user detail page for an individual user and the Devices tab. On this page, we show information collected from the device, including, but not limited to, the name, make & model, Twingate client version, posture information, and which Trusted Profiles have been met.

-> For more on Trusted Profiles, see the Device Security Guide.

Device Attributes

Some attributes are only supported by certain Client platforms, please see below for details.

AttributeDescriptionPlatforms Supported
NameThe “friendly name” of the device, set by the user.Windows, macOS, iOS
HostnameThe DNS hostname that the device assigns to itself. Often based on the device name.Windows, macOS, Linux
MakeThe manufacturer of the device.macOS, Linux, iOS
ModelThe model name of the device.macOS, Linux, iOS
OS nameThe name of the operating system.All
OS versionThe numerical version of the operating system.All
Serial numberThe hardware serial number of the device.Windows, macOS, Linux
Local usernameThe name of the local user running Twingate.Windows, macOS, Linux
Client versionThe version of the Twingate Client running on the device.All
Connection indicatorThe green dot on the device icon indicates that the user is currently logged in to this deviceAll

Trusted Devices

Twingate allows admins to designate specific devices as trusted, thus allowing defining Security Policies that take this status into account. Devices can be marked as trusted via the Devices tab in the admin console or on a specific device page.

This policy requirement can be enforced for any device with the Twingate client app, regardless of platform or location. For information on incorporating device trust into Security Policies, see the Device Security Guide.

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