However it is desired to only allow smart card logon on certain VDAs in the environment .
Below GPO setting is enabled
“Interactive logon: Require smart card” located in Computer ConfigurationWindows SettingsSecurity SettingsLocal PoliciesSecurity Options.
On a Windws 2012 R2 VDA this works as designed .
After clicking OK the follwing logon screen is displayed where a smart card tile is visible to allow smart card logon.
However on Windows 2016 after clicking on OK the session disappears and no logon screen appears.
issue only affects published applications and not published applications.