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Question Title The user name shown by the -panel is the PC Name. Is it possible have the user id of our application?

Yes, of course.

These are the steps to be performed:

1) run iscclient -admin from a client PC and create new users.

  • a login is required to access the user administration panel. Use the same credentials you use for -panel (user: admin pwd: admin)
  • to add a new user, use the empty row at the bottom of the list. Double click in the first column and type the user name. You will be prompted to provide a password for the new user. Continue like this for every user you want to add. Eventually click on the "Apply" button, then on the "OK" button.

Users are saved in a file named password.properties stored in the AppServer working directory on the server.

2) add iscobol.as.authentication=2 to the AppServer startup command and restart the AppServer.
At this point, every client you launch will be asked to log in before using the COBOL program.

The client must provide user name and password as registered in the step above. After it, when you run the administration panel, you see the login user name.

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Created: 2013-12-05 5:05 AM
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