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General security settings properties

General security settings properties

Security settings provide several properties to control the level of security on your instance.

There are two ways to set or change general security settings properties.
  • Navigate to System Properties > Security.

    Options on the Security page are Yes or No.

  • Navigate to the sys_properties.list and search for the property you want to set or change.

    Options in the System Properties table [sys_properties.list] are true or false.

Caution: When implementing any of these security features, the features MUST be thoroughly tested before deploying them into a production instance.
Table 1. General security settings
Property Description Default
Escaping and embedded script support
glide.ui.security.allow_codetag Supports embedding HTML code using the [code] tag. Yes
glide.ui.security.codetag.allow_script Allows embedded HTML (using [code] tags) to contain Javascript tags.
glide.ui.escape_all_script Forces all expressions within Jelly JavaScript <script type="text/javascript"> tags to be escaped by default. Enforces escaping only if the type attribute in the <script> tag is empty, or if the value is text/javascript, text/ecmascript, application/javascript, application/ecmascript, or application/x-javascript. Yes for new instances, No for upgraded instances
Attachment limits and behavior
com.glide.attachment.max_size Sets the maximum file attachment size in megabytes.
glide.attachment.role Lists the roles (comma-separated) that can create attachments.
glide.attachment.extensions Lists the file extensions (comma-separated) that can be attached to documents via the attachment dialog. Extensions should not include the dot (.). For example, xls, xlsx, doc, docx. Leave blank to allow all extensions.
glide.ui.strict_customer_uploaded_static_content When set to Yes, turns on the ability to restrict the types of files that can be downloaded, when they have been uploaded using the Upload File functionality of the Now Platform. Used with glide.ui.strict_customer_uploaded_content_types.
glide.ui.strict_customer_uploaded_content_types When the glide.ui.strict_customer_uploaded_static_content_types parameter includes a list of comma-delimited files, the listed files are the only file types that can be downloaded as static content from an instance.
glide.ui.attachment.force_download_all_mime_types Forces download of all multipurpose internet mail extensions (MIME) type attachment files. Yes for new instances, No for upgraded instances
glide.security.file.mime_type.validation Enables (Yes) or disables (No) MIME type validation for file attachments. File extensions configured via glide.attachment.extensions are checked for MIME type during upload. Yes for new instances, No for upgraded instances
Security Manager and options
glide.security.manager Security Manager.
glide.sm.default_mode Security manager default behavior in the absence of any ACLs on a table.
glide.security.strict.updates Double-checks security on inbound transactions during form submission. Rights are always checked on form generation.
glide.security.strict.actions Checks conditions on UI actions before execution. Normally, the conditions are only checked during form rendering.
glide.security.granular.create Enforces create (as opposed to write) rules on new records.
glide.security.explain.write.locks Displays an explanation on locked form elements.
Cookies
glide.ui.forgetme Removes the Remember me check box from the login page when the instance is using either LDAP or DB logins. User's active logged in sessions are timed out after 'x' minutes of inactivity, where 'x' is the value of the system property glide.ui.session_timeout. Yes for new instances and following a zBoot.
glide.ui.secure_cookies Enables secure session cookies to enforce additional cookie security. If Yes, strict session cookie validation is enforced. With version 3 cookies enabled, additional security requirements are also enforced.
glide.secure_cookie.debug Secure session cookie debugging. Select to enable extensive debug logging of secure session cookie operations.
Security restrictions for execution of scripts originating from the client
glide.script.use.sandbox Run client generated scripts (AJAXEvaluate and query conditions) inside a reduced-rights sandbox. If enabled, only those business rules and script includes with the Client callable check box selected are available, and certain back-end application programming interface (API) calls are disallowed.
glide.script.allow.ajaxevaluate Enables the AJAXEvaluate processor.
glide.script.secure.ajaxgliderecord Applies standard security access control lists (ACLs) to AJAXGlideRecord calls. Yes for new and upgraded instances

If Yes, cannot be changed to No.

Miscellaneous
com.glide.communications.trustmanager_trust_all By default, the instance trusts a certificate's Certificate Authority (CA). Ensures that the instance accepts self-issued certificates. To validate a certificate's CA, set the system property to No.
glide.outbound.sslv3.disabled When active, forces outbound connections from an instance to use the transport layer security (TLS) instead of the secure sockets layer (SSL).

Additional properties are available for High Security Settings.