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Allow certain users to add users to the security system

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    Allow certain users to add users to the security system

    I am sure this topic has been discussed before, but I can not find it.
    I am trying to create a way/ script to allow a user to define new users to the system, without the my interaction?

    Is it there a script or command?

    Re: Allow certain users to add users to the security system.

    There can be only one.


      Re: Allow certain users to add users to the security system.


      Here's a screencast showing how to find this information in the helps.

      -- tom


        Re: Allow certain users to add users to the security system.

        First let me thank Tom for a very impressive style. I have to say, I have used the wikipedia a lot.
        I guess and I am not fully using it. I will try harder.
        Second I have to thank Stan for his quick and great help. I did use it and it works very well.
        I did find a problem. You have to declare the master password in the script. That could be a major problem for security of the developer.
        Is there a way to hide the master pw?
        Would compiling the script or compiling the db, would hide it?


          Re: Allow certain users to add users to the security system.

          There can be only one.


            Re: Allow certain users to add users to the security system

            Thanks Stan, I will follow it.


              Re: Allow certain users to add users to the security system

              Here is what I do.

              In your autoexec add this;

              Dim Global vn_userlevel as N
              'Set user level. Level numbers can be anything you want
              if USER_GROUPS()="Administrators" then
              vn_userlevel = 9
              vn_userlevel = 1
              end if

              Then I setup toolbar item like this. You could also just create a script and fire it with a button.


              If firing a script with a button you may want it something like this;

              If vn_userlevel < 9 then
              goto NOACCESS
              end if

              In my examples only those users with Administrator access level can modify the users and user groups.


                Re: Allow certain users to add users to the security system

                thanks Preston, Nice idea to control the process. Specially if you are in the field.


                  Re: Allow certain users to add users to the security system

                  Taking one step more. I also have an encrypted and protected table in some apps where an authorized user and control certain aspects of the application for each user. I call it emp.dbf. A full list of users are in it where they have some very specific permissions that are just a bit out of the realm of normal security.
                  Dave Mason
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                  Skype is dave.mason46