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By pdlane ·
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Is the problem in user training, secruity systems/operating environment or in system/security management?

3rd - The most control I have enjoyed has been in environments which used a mid-range or mini computer (IBM A/S400 and/or WANG VS/Lightspeed) as opposed to a standard server because the security features inherent in the operating system and extended by specialized software enabled the use of highly selective user profiles.

This eliminated the multiple password problem as the user only had one password to remember - the system controlled the actual access which in some instances was on a data element by data element basis.

4th - Active system security management. In installations which I have managed, when a desktop or workstation was found logged on and the user not present - well, the user had to obtain a new password. Yes, passwords were not chosen by the user, but were issued by security. I had a little program which, when an off

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by vigour In reply to balance of question ---

You did not specify what kind of an OS you are using, but there is such possibility (like in Windows 2000 telnet service). When a workstation or desktop computer connects to a server without entering login and password, it is actually seen by the system, but the user does not present.

So the problem may be either in the OS you are using or in user training.

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by James_Randy In reply to balance of question ---

The first answer looks good to me. If that doesn't work, try something else. Hope this helps.

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