Configure Database Settings for v5.0

Installing and Configuring DocuNECT v5.0

Make sure you are logged in as a user with administration rights and click on the Settings option in the menu at the top right of the web application as shown below.


Press the Edit System Settings button and the following page will be displayed:

Outgoing SMTP Server

DocuNECT relies on emails to provide system and user notifications. The outgoing mail settings store the mail server that DocuNECT uses to send these emails. On pressing the Edit button you will be prompted to enter the SMTP server information, with a section to optionally test the connection.


Custom Application Menu

When developing Lifecycle Applications you can override the out of the box application menu. This section allows for custom code to be created.

Custom Login Page

When developing Lifecycle Applications you can override the out of the box login page. This section allows for custom code to be created.

Color Theme

DocuNECT v5.0 supports the creation of custom themes.


You can also add your own by copying and editing one of the existing CSS themes in the following location:

:\inetpub\wwwroot\DocuNECTWeb\<Your Instance Name>\css\color

Note, the name of the CSS file appears in the theme pick-list.

Password Policy


Note, this password policy only applies to the DocuNECT authentication method. If you set a user up as an Active Directory (AD) user in DocuNECT then the corporate AD policies will apply.

The default password policy is 8 character password lengths with 30 days expiration. This can be change to meet the policies set by your company. If strong passwords are enabled then the following minimum requirements will apply:

  • Not contain the user's account name or parts of the user's full name that exceed two consecutive characters
  • Be at least 8 (eight) characters in length
  • Contain characters from the following 4 (four) categories: ‚ó¶English lowercase characters (a through z)
  • Uppercase characters (A through Z)
  • Base 10 digits (0 through 9)
  • Non-alphabetic characters (for example, !, $, #, %)

Login Failed Policy


This allows for failed login attempts to be logged. The Maximum Login Attempts and Failed Login Intervals work together. The default values are 5 attempts within 30 minutes.

Anonymous Access


These two settings are used by the Virtual Print Driver and Desktop Capture applications as option to upload documents as anonymous users.

Other Settings


Field Name Description
Administrator Email The administrator email is the from address that DocuNECT uses for all system and user alerts.
Help Url A URL can be added to an internal help site, or this Wiki site, which is displayed when the users press the Help link in the icon set always displayed at the top right of the web application.
Session Timeout The time of inactivity before the user session is made inactive and login screen is displayed.
Website Url The root URL of the web that can be used when referencing in custom connectors.
Show Administration Quick Start Option to enable/disable the quick start administration menu. This can be useful to enable when configuring a system for the first time.
Logo Image This replaces the DocuNECT logo.

Configuring a System Dashboard

Configuring Dashboards in v5.1.1x
Configuring Dashboard in v5.2