Global Security Settings

Set security settings to affect all users in Global Security Settings.

In the Security window, at the upper left, click Global Security Settings.

Time Card Security Enabled:

Users cannot edit their own time card: Can only be changed if the Time Card Security Enabled box is also checked. The setting of this box overrides the Edit All Time Cards security permission.

Users cannot edit their own time card except current pay period: Can only be changed if the Time Card Security Enabled box is also checked.

Disable Monthly Backup Reminder:

Log off user on Windows lock:

Passwords must be strong:

Strong passwords require special character:

Force password change if not strong:

Manually enter log on credentials:

When logging in with a badge, require a password:

Maintain selected patient when changing users: Only visible when Clinics are enabled in Show Features.

Default User Group: Select the default user group to apply to new users added via the Main Menu, Setup, Security, Add User. Groups that have the Security Admin permission enabled cannot be used as a Default User Group. See User Edit.

Automatic logoff time in minutes (0 to disable): Set a time when, after a period of inactivity, Open Dental automatically logs off the current user. Enter 0 to prevent automatic log off. If automatic log off is turned on, and a user manually clicks Log Off, any unsaved changes are lost, and no warning message shows.

Allow user override for automatic logoff: Determines whether users are allowed to have a specific logoff time entered.

Domain Login: See Single Sign-On / Domain Login.

Global Lock: See Security Lock Dates.