edodd at billiau.net
Wed Sep 7 16:51:06 EDT 2011
On Wed, 7 Sep 2011 16:46:33 -0400
"Derek Atkins" <derek at ihtfp.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm a casual user of GNUCash, and am considering allowing other
> > people to enter data into GC accounts.
> > Does GC provide security mechanisms... ie
> > - password protected accounts,
> > - account encryption,
> > - logging of account access
> GnuCash is not a multi-user application. As a result, there is no
> concept of "user accounts", because gnucash has no concept of a
> user. The only protection you get would be standard filesystem (or
> database) protection. Similar for encryption, if you're using encFS
> then your database will be encrypted. As for logging of actions, the
> only logging are the transaction logs, but it's designed for disaster
> recovery, not for access/auditing.
I just checked on Gnucash.org.
The site explains what Gnucash is, but as this question does crop up
occasionally, I thought that another sentence of "What Gnucash is not"
would help people choosing accounting packages.
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