In order to use the security functions of the software, an initial security
policy has to be selected. The security policy manages all users that
have access to the software and controls their individual rights to use
certain functions of the application. The following security policies
No Security Policy (default
The 'No Security Policy' is the default setting of the software. All
security functions will disabled and the software acts just as a regular
'By Software' Security Policy
The security functions are managed by the application itself. An administrator
user manages all user and data access settings. This policy is favorable
for standalone installations.
'By Windows' Security Policy
The applications user management is directly linked to the windows
operating system. In order to have access to the application the user
needs to have a valid windows user account for the local machine. Users
may also be retrieved from a LDAP-server.
Security policies can always be changed at
a later point in time!
The initially chosen security policy is not permanent. The administrator
may change security policy settings later on or may switch off the security
settings. All security settings for a chosen policy will be saved and
may be reactivated again.
The security policy selection is the first step in setting up the softwares
security system and the user will be guided by the Security Policy Wizard.
Please review the chapters
"Software Security Policy Wizard" and "Windows Security
Policy Wizard" for a detailed description of the setup process.