Enable electronic signature for approval This topic explains how to enabling electronic signatures for approval. Electronic signatures are helpful if you must obtain a digital signature for compliance or auditing purposes. About this task You can activate the Approval with E-Signature plugin to require that users type in a user name and password when reviewing and approving documents. The digital signature is not tracked or stored in the document record. Users must simply type in a user name and password after clicking the Approve or Reject button. After activating the Approval with E-Signature plugin, ensure that a row in the e-signature registry table is created for the dms_document_revision table. Procedure Navigate to System Definition > e-Signature Registry. Check if dms_document_revision is already listed and Enabled is set to true. If not listed, click New. In Table name, select Document Revision. Select Enabled. Click Submit.