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At run time, your application must collect the appropriate security credentials from end users to access the application and the data.
FOCUS databases enable you to turn on DBA (that is, end users must supply a password to access a data source).
For a view of this technique in action, generate an Update Assist application against a DBA protected Master File description. Make sure you select the Prompt for DBA option at the Navigation step. The resulting navbar HTML file uses this technique.
For more information on Update Assist applications, see the Creating Reporting Applications with Developer Studio manual.
Information on cookies and storing credentials can be found in the WebFOCUS Security and Administration manual and the Developing Reporting Applications manual.