Solved

Basic Security for a form

Posted on 2012-03-15
3
312 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-15
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?
0
Comment
Question by:correlate
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 120

Accepted Solution

by:
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
ID: 37724694
in the opeen event of form "welcome"

private sub form_open(cancel as integer)

if nz(dlookup("NetworkLoginName","Permissions","NetworkLoginName=" & chr(34) & GetOSUserName & chr(34)),"")="" then

cancel=true

end if


end sub
0
 
LVL 120

Expert Comment

by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
ID: 37724699
private sub form_open(cancel as integer)

if nz(dlookup("NetworkLoginName","Permissions","NetworkLoginName=" & chr(34) & GetOSUserName & chr(34)),"")="" then

msgbox "Access denied"
cancel=true

end if


end sub
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:correlate
ID: 37724703
Perfect as always - thank you very much
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

AutoNumbers should increment automatically, without duplicates.  But sometimes something goes wrong, and the next AutoNumber value is a duplicate.  This article shows how to recover from this problem.
If you need a simple but flexible process for maintaining an audit trail of who created, edited, or deleted data from a table, or multiple tables, and you can do all of your work from within a form, this simple Audit Log will work for you.
In Microsoft Access, when working with VBA, learn some techniques for writing readable and easily maintained code.
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …

628 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question