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  • "Security not active" message

    I created the login in page and other relevant pages, set the security for all pages, and published the security files and enabled the security framework at the application server.
    However, when I ran the login in page and entered the user id and password, a red error saying "security not active".
    What did I miss?

  • #2
    Re: "Security not active" message

    Have a look here, Edwin. Hope it helps... I've not run into this one.


    • #3
      Re: "Security not active" message

      Are you using live or working preview?
      Chad Brown


      • #4
        Re: "Security not active" message

        Thanks to David for the pointer to that thread.
        For Chad, I believe the lightening bolt (live preview) is the only option. Is there one for working preview? (I am executing a page, not a grid).



        • #5
          Re: "Security not active" message

          Security will not work in live preview.
          Chad Brown


          • #6
            Re: "Security not active" message

            How do I run a page without live preview? (not using lightening bolt)


            • #7
              Re: "Security not active" message

              Publish everything you need to and then, for your page, publish to <your site> and open. IOW, run it in the browser.


              • #8
                Re: &quot;Security not active&quot; message

                OK, it is getting close, when I hit the lighening bolt, it executes here:
                http://localhost/LivePreview/Index.a5w?71541324 (who adds the 71541324?)
                and security is not active, as Chad said.

                Now I modify the link to the localhost level (not in LivePreview)
                then the login page worked and redirect to the page I wanted, but I got 403 forbidden error -- only the top grid opens, linked grids are unable to launch.

                I am running it on a Chrome browser.


                • #9
                  Re: &quot;Security not active&quot; message

                  Don't use any lightening bolt, blue or yellow. Right click your a5w page, and choose "Publish (your website) and Open.


                  • #10
                    Re: &quot;Security not active&quot; message


                    Your instruction achieves exacly what I did, (but a lot more convenient). It launches my login file from the localhost root.
                    However, I am still seeing the exact 403 forbidden error.