Global Security Settings

Global Security settings affect all users.

In the Main Menu, click Setup, Security, Settings.

The following window will open.

Timecard Security Enabled:

Users cannot edit their own timecard: This option can only be changed if the Timecard Security Enabled box is also checked. The setting of this box will override the Edit All Timecards security permission.

Disable Monthly Backup Reminder:

Log off when Windows logs off:

Passwords must be strong:

Strong passwords require special character:

Force password change if not strong:

Manually enter log on credentials:

Default User Group: Select the default user group to apply to new users added via the main menu, Setup, Security, Add User. See User Security.

Automatic logoff time in minutes (0 to disable): Set a time when, after a period of inactivity, Open Dental will automatically log off the current user. Enter 0 if you do not want an automatic log off time. If automatic log off is turned on, and you manually click Log Off, any unsaved changes will be lost, and no warning message will show.

Domain Login: Log in using Single Sign-On / Domain Login.

Global Lock: Click Change to apply a Global Lock Date.

OK: Closes the window and saves changes.

Cancel: Closes the window without saving changes.