Desktop Observatory

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Desktop Observatory
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Version 5.01 (Apr 1997)
Vendor Pinnacle Technology
Author Charles E. Dircks
License Commercial
Download Demo Version 5
Website Archived

This is a tool to enhance the security of the OS/2 desktops. It allows the user to restrict object behavior; like it can prevent objects to be deleted, copy or rename. You can password protect objects and create new desktops over the network.

It lets you back up and restore the desktop layout, establish standardized desktops by organization and establish desktops for each user. Provides an audit log of access and incorrect passwords attempts. It also includes an encryption program that offers additional security.

Startup

This software will include the following on your config.sys

REM ------ Desktop Observatory Modifications (start) ------
SET AUTOGUEST=YES
SET GUESTNAME=GUEST
SET TRUSTEDPATH=NO
SET BACKGROUNDBITMAP=C:\Programs\DSKOBV\DSKPEAK.BMP
SET SESDBPATH=C:\OS2\SECURITY\SESDB
BASEDEV=SESDD32.SYS
BASEDEV=DSKSHLP.SYS
BASEDEV=DSKSES.SYS
CALL=C:\OS2\SECURITY\SES\SESSTART.EXE C:\OS2\SECURITY\SES\SESDMON.EXE
SET USERSHELL=C:\OS2\PMSHELL.EXE
SET RUNWORKPLACE=C:\OS2\SECURITY\SES\PSSDMON.EXE
PROTSHELL=C:\OS2\SECURITY\SES\SESSHELL.EXE
REM ------ Desktop Observatory Modifications (end) ------

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