Operators And Security
The Operators and Security menu enables you to
manage access and security rights for your
operators. This menu is available through the
System menu, Rights option.
This area contains all the settings for:
* User Levels
* Access Rights
* Password Settings
Select this option to view the list of all operators set up
in your system. You may edit the settings for an operator
by selecting one from the list. To enter a new operator,
press F3 or select the New button. Press F1 for help
when the Operator form appears.
Settings for an operator that may be adjusted here include
User Level, Password Settings, Messaging, Printing and
Select this option to view the list of user levels defined for
User Levels set specific rights for accessing program
menus, forms and fields. These levels are then used
to assign form, field and menu access rights to operators.
For example, you may give one User Level Full Access
to Add, Edit and Delete records. Another level may
simply be allowed Read Only privileges, or may have
some fields set as No Access. When a field is set as
No Access for a User Level, it is not visible at all to
that User Level.
Select this option to open the list of Access Rights.
This list contains all menu choices, forms and fields
in the system. It also displays any aliases that you
have chosen to use instead of the default names given
to the menus, forms or fields. If a pick list or control file
has been assigned to the item, that is displayed as well.
To display full information about a particular choice,
select it. This will open the Access Rights form
displaying all access rights settings for the item you
Select this option to open the Password Settings form
where you can set global security options for users
and passwords. These settings allow you more control
over the security of your system.
Settings that can be adjusted include number of days
a password is in effect, number of wrong entry attempts
the system permits, the number and type of characters
used for a password, and whether or not passwords
Copy Operator Configuration
Select this option to open the Copy Operator Configuration
form where you can select apply configuration settings to
a User Level.
This is a convenient enhancement to setting configuration
at the Operator level. It enables you to set configuration
for all operators of the same User Level with one
- Operator and Security Topics