• Subject: RE: Security
  • From: "Shaw, David" <dshaw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2000 08:56:46 -0400


The "best" way is what works for you, and may change as your business
changes.  What works for me is:

- programs adopt AMAPICS authority
- AMAPICS has *ALL authority to all files
- query/download access to files controlled by authorization lists assigned
to files (most files' aut lists specify *PUBLIC *READ - this would be
different if non-employees could possibly access machine, i.e. Internet
- users belong to group profiles, primarily to control access to
user-created queries (queries "owned by" department, not individual)
- personal menus (we actually figured out how to use personal menu support
to enable executing MAPICS options from a third-party menu system, Softmenu
from SoftLanding Systems - much easier to manage than MAPICS personal
menus/group jobs)

Dave Shaw
MAPICS-L Moderator
Spartan International, Inc.
Spartanburg, SC
-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Neely [mailto:cneely@conagrapoultry.com]

What is the best way to set up security?
- have public exclude on files, amapics all
-have programs adopt authority of owner amapics
-Do you use group profiles?
-Do you use standard or personal menus?
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