informXL System Security Summary
Updated: May 242021 

Applies to: informXL Analyzer and Datamart, v5.1 and higher for Constellation NEWSTAR

Application SQL Server Login
The informXL software applications connect to your SQL Server instance using standard Microsoft SQL Server Authentication protocol. The default SQL authentication credentials may be changed and configured by the customer to meet their own internal security requirements, this includes the SQL Server login name and password.

Below is a summary of the out-of-the-box authentication delivered with informXL applications:

  • Authentication Mode: standard SQL Server authentication
  •  SQL Server login name: provided to customer administrator at installation
  • SQL Server login password: provided to customer administrator at installation

Please contact the informXL Support Team for further instruction prior to changing the above default authentication settings.

Support SQL Server Login
Each informXL installation includes a designated SQL Server login account for the purposes of customer support and application administration. Please contact the informXL Support Team for details regarding this SQL service account.

Data /User Security
Company and Project data-level security is available an optional feature with informXL Analyzer. This feature utilizes the Company and Project data level security settings within NEWSTAR Enterprise.  When enabled the data returned within Analyzer is restricted to the Companies and Projects each user has been granted access to within NEWSTAR.

The default installation of informXL is delivered with data level security disabled.  For technical requirements on enabling and configuring data level security please see technical document “informXL – Data Level Security Setup” or contact the informXL Support Team.

File Security
The informXL Analyzer product is delivered as standard Microsoft Excel files, thereby allowing the customer to publish and establish file security as they see fit. Examples of publication sources include shared network folders, SharePoint, directly within the ERP (when supported), company intranet, etc.