Caché Security Tutorial
Example One: %Service_Console
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In this example you experiment with Password, Unauthenticated, and Cascading authentication using the Terminal.

In the first part of the example we set the authentication mechanism for %Service_Console (the service that controls Terminal) to unauthenticated. Then we access Terminal.
Here are the steps:
  1. Click %Service_Console on the Services page (click [Home] > [System Administration] > [Security] > [Services]) of the Management Portal.
  2. On the Edit Definition page for %Service_Console click Unauthenticated and make sure that no other mechanism is selected.
  3. Click Save.
  4. Now launch Terminal. Click the InterSystems Launcher in your System Tray. Click Terminal from the menu.
  5. You are not prompted for a password. Terminal opens immediately at the namespace prompt.
  6. Execute the Write $UserName command at the prompt:
    USER>Write $UserName
    Since we are using unauthenticated access, we access Caché through the UnknownUser account.
  7. Close Terminal. Click File—>Exit.
This example assumes that you have installed Caché with minimal security, that you are connecting to a local Caché instance, and that you are using Windows. If you are using a local Caché instance in a non-windows environment, then you open a terminal session using the csession command rather than the Caché Cube. Otherwise the exercise is the same.

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