Security, Passwords, & Permissions


Using Linked Groups

Using base groups is a way to associate different groups with one another. When you associate a base group (for example, Group A) with another group (Group B), all members of the new group (B) automatically...

Enabling Guest Permission to Folder

The Guest account is an optional user account that can be used to get non-portal users, such as an outside vendor for example, to engage in a flow.

Changing Password Policy

The user account password policy can be configured by an Administrator using six different settings to make stricter password requirements.   To set up the password policy, navigate to System...

Enable Self-Registration of Users

OVERVIEW The Portal has options for allowing a user to self-register. This allows the user to create an account and log in to the system. The administrator enables this feature (it is disabled by default)....

About Folder & Portal Permissions

Portal folder security sets access to the contents of a folder, including the entities stored in the folder and the actions that can be performed on them. Depending on a report's filters, folder security...

Enabling a Guest Account

A Guest account is an optional user account that can be used to get non-portal users, such as an outside vendor for example, to engage in a flow. The guest account user is enabled under System > Settings...

Allowing Users to Self-Register

You can configure the portal to allow users to create an account, self-register, and log in to the system. The portal can also be configured to require that a self-registering user confirm their email...

Force User to Change Password

User accounts can be configured so that the next time a user logs on they are required to change their password before being able to use the portal. This is especially useful when an admin creates a new...

Emergency Password Reset Tool

The Emergency Password Reset Tool allows a user on the host machine to reset any user's password from the command line. This utility is particularly useful in the event that an administrator's password needs to be reset, or after a malicious intrusion.

Disabling a User Account

User accounts can be disabled within the portal. Disabling a user account can be done by navigating to System > Security > Accounts, select the Edit Account action and, in the resulting Edit Entity...

Temporary Account Impersonation

Sometimes an account with limited access in the portal will temporarily require access to additional functionality. For example, a user may need to perform additional tasks while covering for a...

Self-Register an Account

A new user can create an account while logging in if the platform has been configured to allow users to self register. To self-register an account, the user clicks a link on the login screen, and the...

Adding a Group

Groups are collections of accounts that share a common set of responsibilities, such as testers, developers, or marketing staff. By organizing accounts into groups, permissions, assignments and other properties...

User Context Types and Options

To make Rest or SOAP calls to Decisions it is important to know how to use User Context in the call. User Context is a required part of the service call to Decisions. This tutorial demonstrates different...

Encryption Keys And The Installer

Intro Encryption keys are stored on the application server, intentionally outside the database to ensure that the data that’s secured is not stored with the key that secures it. When you have an existing...

How to Run Decisions With TLS-1.0 Disabled

This document describes how to set up environment to run Decisions with TLS-1.0 disabled. First, we need to make sure that we use Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 or higher. In this example we...

Changing User Password

Administrators have permission to reset account passwords at-will.

Create Named Session

A named session makes it possible to pass in a specific user account when invoking a workflow, via REST, without exposing the user account information. Instead, a session ID is used in the URL. Create...

Adding a User Account

OVERVIEW  Accounts represent authenticated users of your system, which can be actual people or machines. Adding a user account can be done by navigating to System > Security > Accounts and click...

Securing Your Decisions Installation

The various settings that you can use to secure your Decisions Platform Installation are: Secure Cookies: (This will work only on HTTPs) Changes to be made: C:\Program Files\Decisions\Decisions...