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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 access password that you set during Host installation. These are different passwords, although they can be identical.

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.
  1. Right-click the Host icon in the system tray and select Settings for Host: Settings for Host menu item
  2. Click Settings for Host and select Settings protection from the menu: Settings protection menu item
  3. In the Settings protection dialog enable the Password protect settings checkbox: Settings protection dialog
  4. Enter and confirm a new password, then click OK. Password setup dialog
  5. [Optional] You can protect Internet ID settings and callback settings by selecting the respective check boxes.
  6. Click Close to close the settings protection dialog.

Changing settings protection password

You can change the existing 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
  1. Right-click the Host icon in the system tray and select Settings for Host: Settings for Host menu item
  2. When prompted, enter your current settings protection password that you created earlier and click OK: Password prompt window
  3. Click Settings for Host and select Settings protection from the menu: Settings protection menu item
  4. Click the Enter password... button: Enter password button
  5. Enter your current (old) password, set and confirm a new password. Click OK: Change password
  6. New password has been saved. Click Close to close the settings window: Password protect settings checkbox

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