The Visual LANSA Framework is shipped with a user profile and authority management facilities built in.
These facilities can be enabled or disabled (see Use Framework Users and Authority ).
If they are enabled the user and authority details need to be stored:
The option to use XML formatted files should only be used by existing standalone VLF-WIN systems.
In all other situations storage in database tables is the recommended option.
VLF-ONE applications must use the database tables option.
When using an XML formatted file:
When using DBMS tables:
The DBMS tables should be located on your server system.
When updating user profile details you need to be connected to the server.
This property is in the Framework User Administration Settings tab.