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  • Security - Users to create their own accounts

    Hi,

    We need to allow users to create their own accounts and setup a password / allow for the password to be changed / validated etc. Does anyone have this functionality already written? If someone has the code already written that we can drop into our system we would be willing to pay for it to save me writing it.

    It has to work within the security framework and all users will be assigned to a specific group.

    Any ideas / suggestions would be great.

    Thanks

    Alan

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    Re: Security - Users to create their own accounts

    It's easy in the DTarena to do this, so you should get a response.
    See our Hybrid Option here;
    https://hybridapps.example-software.com/


    There are 3 things you can do in any situation;
    Live with it, Change it or Walk away from it.

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    • #3
      Re: Security - Users to create their own accounts

      I think there are already examples built into the UX component. Create a new UX and you can choose one of the templates.

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        Re: Security - Users to create their own accounts

        My Framework does all that but it does a significant amount more, so might not be in your price expectation for just that one feature you want. http://ialpha5.com/framework_v3
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          Re: Security - Users to create their own accounts

          Originally posted by jacsolutions View Post
          Hi,

          We need to allow users to create their own accounts and setup a password / allow for the password to be changed / validated etc. Does anyone have this functionality already written? If someone has the code already written that we can drop into our system we would be willing to pay for it to save me writing it.

          It has to work within the security framework and all users will be assigned to a specific group.

          Any ideas / suggestions would be great.

          Thanks

          Alan

          "We need to allow users to create their own accounts and setup a password" This is done for you by Alpha. Jerry has a video, Just search Security videos. Also Ghandi in his blog goes through it.

          They initial become users of the "New User " group.

          If you allow users to set their own security, what is the point of security?
          Again Jerry shows how to allow an administrator to change security.

          These 4 videos show how to set up basic security and it takes no time to do this. All of this is written for you by Alpha.
          If you want a more complex system then I am sure Steve is the place to go.

          Michael

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