Generate Visual Guard configuration files

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How to generate or edit the Visual Guard configuration files

  • Information about access to the repository (repository path,
    database connection string …).
  • The authentication mode supported by the repository.
  • The support of anonymous session.
  • The Visual Guard unique identifier of the application.
  • The duration of the cache.
  • The support of Windows Groups

  • Each time you need to change the Visual Guard repository connected to your
  • When you change the authentication mode supported by the
  • When you enable or disable the anonymous session.
  • When you change the information about the connection to the repository (server,
    schema or database name, credentials, repository path, …)
  • When you create a new version of the application by using the console and you want
    to access to this new version from your application.

Generate the configuration files of an application

  • Open the Visual Guard Console.
  • Connect to the Visual Guard repository to which the application must be
  • Right-click on the application node and select the “Generate Visual Guard configuration files” option.
  • Select the directory containing the assemblies of the application.

Edit the configuration file

  • Open the Visual Guard Console.
  • Click on the menu option “File > Edit Configuration File”.
  • Select the main Visual Guard configuration file of your application (by default
    this file is named “VisualGuardConfiguration.exe.config”).
  • Modify the properties of your configuration.
  • Click on the “OK” button to validate the modification.

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