Connection tab

Settings on this tab enable a connection to the OpenForms 360 Server.

Option Description
OpenForms 360 Server URL

Enter the URL depending on your environment. If using the Kerberos URL, enter the URL copied from the URL with Kerberos authentication field of OpenForms 360 Server Configurator. For the Username and Password authentication method, use the URL provided in the URL with user name and password authentication field of OpenForms 360 Server Configurator.

For more details refer to the OpenForms 360 Server Configurator help files.

Authentication

The OpenForms 360 Server supports two methods of authentication:

  • Username and Password — Select this method if using Username and Password method of authentication. The OpenForms 360 route component will connect to the server using the log-in data of the current user.
  • Kerberos (Windows) — Select this method if using the Kerberos method of authentication. Selecting this option activates the Domain/Username and the Password field, where you can enter the required log-in information.

Enter the server path. You can copy and paste it from the URL with user name and password authentication field of OpenForms 360 Configurator if you intend to select the User Name/Password authentication method. Copy it from the URL with Kerberos authentication field of the OpenForms 360 Server Configurator if you intend to use the Windows authentication method.

Check

Click this button to verify that the URL is valid. If it is, the following message will be displayed below the OpenForms 360 Server URL field: Connected as: Computername\user.

For a successful connection to the server the following requirements must be satisfied if the Windows authentication method is selected:

  • The user logging on to the OpenForms 360 Server must be included in the Validators list.
  • Users included in the Validators list and users logging on to the OpenForms 360 Server from the OpenForms 360 Validation must use the same user account/
  • The user logging in to the OpenForms 360 Server must have permissions to access the server.