troubleshooting Question

Basic Security for a form

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Tom CrowfootFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Dear Experts,

I have an access 2010 database which I only want certain people to have access to, but I dont want to password protect it for a whole host of reasons.  I know that whatI am going to ask is not the most secure method but its the solution I need to implement ...

The database has a module to get the user's Network Login Name and is accessed with =GetOSUserName().  

On opening the form "Welcome" I would like the database to lookup the Network Login Name in the table "Permissions", if it finds a match in the field [NetworkLoginName] then the form just opens normally.  If it doesnt then it opens another form called "Access Denied" and closes the form "Welcome".

Can anybody help?
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