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One part of HIPAA states that a computer program must provide some sort of 'timeout' feature. Similar to what a screen saver does.

Does anyone have any good ideas on how to automatically turn on a screen saver based on INACTIVITY in a Filemaker solution?

Does anyone have a good plug in for locking a system after a period of inactivity?

Are these x platform solutions?



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If the user is using FMP Server have the server log the person out after the "required" number of idle minutes has elapsed?!

Or a plugin that fires at intervals and checks or asks to continue if no action after x minutes lock it down.

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we inserted a subscript into all of our navigation scripts to force a relogin after x hours. this doesn't avoid the program sitting on the same screen forever (couldn't get that one done internally, but the OS's screensaver/user logout could be used) but it will force the relogin the second someone tries to access anywhere else in the program.

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