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  1. WebApp Framework Access Restriction

    The WebApp Framework comes with a prepared system for building proper secure Web Applications. By default there is the session manager that generates a unique key for each session and remembers the login state of this session and there are several hooks that allow the developer to easily implement access rules on view level. Now having this all in place it is just a matter of implementing the right hooks to restrict access to parts of the application based on the login state and user rights. But ...
  2. How to Use SOAP Headers to Limit the Lifespan of a WebService Call

    In this blog I will show you how you can limit the amount of time that an application can call a webservice function. It is a small contribution to security and helps you against unwanted webservice calls.

    SOAP Headers
    A SOAP based WebService call always contains a body section and optionally can contain a header section. The use of a SOAP header section on both the Visual DataFlex server as well as client side is good documented in the help provided with the product. The good ...

    Updated 31-Dec-2011 at 07:59 AM by Vincent Oorsprong (Made a link to the conversions library)