The security preferences offer additional settings concerning the security
setup of the application. Data Access, Data History and Activity Logging
can be activated/deactivated and configured in this dialog. The security
preferences dialog looks like this:
Controls data access settings. The data access control may be activated/deactivated
Enable Data Access Policy:
Global control for the data access control. Data access control can
be activated/deactivated with this checkbox.
Enable Password Authentication
for Data Approval:
Enables additional password authentication for signing objects. If
this is enabled, the user needs to enter his password when signing objects.
Data History/Object Versioning
Controls the data versioning system. The data versioning may be activated/deactivated
Enable Data Versioning:
Data Versioning may be activated/deactivated using this checkbox. If
this is enabled, an unmodified copy of the object will always be made
before applying changes. This way the "history" of the object
is always available and any changes maybe be undone later on. Data versioning
only works with files that are part of a Project!
Activity Log Policy
Controls detailed settings for activity logging. Activity logging with
logging to log files and/or the windows event log may be activated here.
All activities in the software will be logged to a log file / the event
log. The log files may be viewed/exported/printed by using the command
"Show current activity log" in the Security menu.
Log User Actions to File:
Activates the activity logging to a log file. Log file location and
maximum log file size may be specified.
Log User Actions to Windows
Logging to the Windows event log may be activated here. This can be
used in addition to a log file or as a separate logging features. The
destination computer and the name of the log have to specified.