Solved

Microsoft Access - setting up a login

Posted on 2013-01-28
1
483 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-28
Good afternoon - using some code I found online, I generated a login for an MS Access database I'm working on.

tblEmployees has another field - strAccess. The code below works, but doesn't check this field. It brings you to frmAdminNavigation. Ideally, once the password is verified, I need to run a check on strAccess. If it's an admin, it goes to one form (frmAdminNavigation). If its a user, it goes to another (frmUserNavigation).

I'll paste my code here for review. Thanks!

Option Compare Database
Private intLogonAttempts As Integer

Private Sub Form_Open(Cancel As Integer)
'On open set focus to combo box
Me.cboEmployee.SetFocus
End Sub

Private Sub cboEmployee_AfterUpdate()
'After selecting user name set focus to password field
Me.txtPassword.SetFocus
End Sub

Private Sub cmdLogin_Click()

'Check to see if data is entered into the UserName combo box

    If IsNull(Me.cboEmployee) Or Me.cboEmployee = "" Then
            MsgBox "You must enter a User Name.", vbOKOnly, "Required Data"
            Me.cboEmployee.SetFocus
        Exit Sub
    End If

'Check to see if data is entered into the password box

    If IsNull(Me.txtPassword) Or Me.txtPassword = "" Then
            MsgBox "You must enter a Password.", vbOKOnly, "Required Data"
            Me.txtPassword.SetFocus
        Exit Sub
    End If

'Check value of password in tblEmployees to see if this matches value chosen in combo box

    If Me.txtPassword.Value = DLookup("strEmpPassword", "tblEmployees", "[lngEmpID]=" & Me.cboEmployee.Value) Then

        lngMyEmpID = Me.cboEmployee.Value
       
   

'Close logon form and open splash screen
       
        DoCmd.Close acForm, "frmLogon", acSaveNo
        DoCmd.OpenForm "frmAdminNavigation"

        Else
        MsgBox "Password Invalid.  Please Try Again", vbOKOnly, "Invalid Entry!"
        Me.txtPassword.SetFocus
    End If
   
'If User Enters incorrect password 3 times database will shutdown
   
    intLogonAttempts = intLogonAttempts + 1
    If intLogonAttempts > 3 Then
        MsgBox "You do not have access to this database.  Please contact your system administrator.", vbCritical, "Restricted Access!"
        Application.Quit
    End If
   
End Sub
0
Comment
Question by:anglandp
[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
1 Comment
 
LVL 120

Accepted Solution

by:
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 500 total points
ID: 38828379
'Check value of password in tblEmployees to see if this matches value chosen in combo box

'if values admin and user are stored in table tblEmployees, use a dlookup to get strAccess

    If Me.txtPassword.Value = DLookup("strEmpPassword", "tblEmployees", "[lngEmpID]=" & Me.cboEmployee.Value) Then

        lngMyEmpID = Me.cboEmployee.Value
       
       strAccess=dlookup("AccessFieldName", "tblEmployees", "[lngEmpID]=" & Me.cboEmployee.Value)


'change "AccessFieldName" with the actual name of the field for access


'Close logon form and open splash screen
       
        DoCmd.Close acForm, "frmLogon", acSaveNo

if straccess="admin" then
        DoCmd.OpenForm "frmAdminNavigation"
    else
        DoCmd.OpenForm "frmUserNavigation"
end if




        Else
        MsgBox "Password Invalid.  Please Try Again", vbOKOnly, "Invalid Entry!"
        Me.txtPassword.SetFocus
    End If
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Preparing an email is something we should all take special care with – especially when the email is for somebody you may not know very well. The pressures of everyday working life stacked with a hectic office environment can make this a real challen…
You need to know the location of the Office templates folder, so that when you create new templates, they are saved to that location, and thus are available for selection when creating new documents.  The steps to find the Templates folder path are …
With Microsoft Access, learn how to specify relationships between tables and set various options on the relationship. Add the tables: Create the relationship: Decide if you’re going to set referential integrity: Decide if you want cascade upda…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

734 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