Local User Control

Sparky Samnsparky at gmail.com
Thu Jul 10 18:08:03 CEST 2008


On Jul 10, 9:58 am, Tim Golden <m... at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
> Sparky wrote:
> > I don't know how feasible this is, but is it possible to have users
> > log in to access a local database file in such a way that allows the
> > program to know what user name and password they logged in with? This
> > would involve separate user names and passwords for each user.
>
> Well, this is a question which is crying out for some
> context. Are you talking about an existing database
> on an existing platform? If so, which one? Are you
> talking about a database youo're thinking of building?
> If so, the answer's probably yes but only you can
> know. Are you talking about something else altogether?
>
> TJG

Thanks for the timely response. This would be a database that I am
building myself. The question comes down to is there a feasible way to
verify a user's user name and password from inside that database.
Obviously the file would be encrypted, but if there is going to be
more than one user using it I suppose there would be a separate file
for a log-in. I am just asking for some guidance on how this would
theoretically be implemented.

Thanks again,
Sam



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