> Hi gang:
> I have a client who wants his employees' access to their online
> business database restricted to only times when he is logged on.
> (Don't ask why)
> In other words, when the boss is not logged on, then his employees
> cannot access the business database in any fashion whatsoever
> including checking to see if the boss is logged on, or not. No access
> Normally, I would just set up a field in the database and have that
> set to "yes" or "no" as to if the employees could access the
> database, or not. But in this case, the boss does not want even that
> type of access to the database permitted. Repeat -- No access
> I was thinking of the boss' script writing to a file that
> accomplished the "yes" or "no" thing, but if the boss did not log off
> properly then the file would remain in the "yes" state allowing
> employees undesired access. That would not be acceptable.
> So, what methods would you suggest?
I would ask the boss to confirm his presence maybe once an hour and only
allow employees access when the last such confirmation is less than an
Per Jessen, Zürich (21.4°C)
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