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Settings protection

You can protect Host settings with a password to prevent them from unauthorized modification by the remote user. With the Host settings protection enabled, whenever you try to access the settings, the program will prompt you for a password. To unlock the settings, you will need to enter the correct password and click OK:

Password prompt window

Important!

Do not confuse the settings protection password with the single password security password.

Enabling settings protection

  1. Right-click the Host icon in the system tray and select Settings for Host: Host menu - Settings for Host
  2. Select the Settings protection tab on the left: Settings protection tab
  3. Enable the Password protect settings checkbox: Settings protection tab - enable protection box
  4. Enter and confirm a new password, then click OK. Set password
  5. [Optional] You can protect Internet ID settings and callback settings by selecting the respective check boxes: Protect Internet-ID and callback
  6. Click OK to close the settings window.

Changing settings protection password

In order to change the settings protection password:

  1. Right-click the Host icon in the system tray and select Settings for Host: Host menu - Settings for Host
  2. When prompted, enter your current settings protection password that you created earlier and click OK: Password prompt window
  3. Navigate to the Settings protection tab and click Set password...: Settings protection tab
  4. Enter the old password, create and confirm a new password. Click OK: Set new password
  5. New password has been set. Click OK to close the Host settings window: Host settings window

Disabling settings protection

If you no longer need to protect the settings on this Host, you can remove password protection:

  1. Right-click the Host icon in the system tray and select Settings for Host: Host menu - Settings for Host
  2. When prompted, enter your current settings protection password that you created earlier and click OK: Password prompt window
  3. Navigate to the Settings protection tab and uncheck the Password protect settings checkbox: Settings protection tab
  4. Enter your current settings protection password and click OK: Enter password
  5. Settings protection has been disabled. Click OK to close the Host settings window: Settings protection disabled
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