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E1: SEC: Frequently Asked Questions on Column Security (Doc ID 1073209.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version SP24 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document provides answers to frequently asked questions encountered with Column Security.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: What is Column Security?
 Question 2: Before applying Column Security, should I verify the data item in the Data Dictionary to see if it allows this type of security?
 Question 3: How do I define Column Security for a certain application field?
 Question 4: Is it possible to apply Column Security for Business Functions or Reports?
 Question 5: What impact does Column Security have within an application?
 Question 6: When working with Column Security, what combination of the View, Add and Change options are allowed?
 Question 7: Is there a way to secure all fields on a form or all columns on a table by default in Column Security?
 Question 8: Can Column Security be used to secure Radio Buttons on a form?
 Question 9: What is the purpose of the JAS.INI setting UseRoleHierarchy?
 Question 10: How can I secure the Ship To Field, ALKY, in P4310 when the same data item is used for other different fields on the same form?
 Question 11: Are there any Audit Reports available that will print Column Security information?
 Question 12: Why does Column Security defined at the Table Level not work on Data Dictionary items on a form?
 Question 13: After creating or modifying Column Security, the security does not take affect?
 Question 14: How can column security be used to secure only one data item on a form when it is used in header and grid?
 Question 15: Column security with Add option on subform is not applied on form entry using Add button.
 Question 16: Column security applied on connected Static Text and Combo Box (both same alias) hides the combo box and leaves Static Text visible when form is in update mode.
 Question 17: How to apply column security in reusable form?
 Question 18: Same column security for same DD Alias works for 1 role but not for another role?
 Question 19: Is there an option to enable column security based on specific data in another column?

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