Field Definitions: VA Attachment Type Security Form

The following is a list of field descriptions for the VA Attachment Type Security form. Many of the descriptions include links to other topics that provide additional information about or related to the topic.

Select Company

Select Company field on the VA Attachment Type Security form

This text box is enabled if the Select Company option was selected in the Company section.

Enter the company for filtering, or press F4 to select from a list of valid companies. If you do not see some companies in the list, you may not have been granted form security permissions to administer security for that company.

Attachment Type

Attachment Type field on the VA Attachment Type Security form

Enter the attachment type to set security for, or press F4 to select it from a list.

Leave this field blank to set up security on all attachment types that have been set up as secured.

Note: You can set up security only on attachment types that have been set up to be secured. To see if an attachment type is set up as secured, press F4, find the attachment type in the lookup, and then see if the attachment type is marked as Y in the Secured column.
Note: To set up an attachment type as secured, check the Secured box on the DM Attachment Types form.

Company

Company section on the VA Attachment Type Security form

Select an option in this section for filtering by a single or multiple companies.

  • Select Company – Use this option to set attachment type security for a specific company. Then enter the specific company in the Select Company text box to the right.

  • Across All Companies/Across Companies I have permissions for – Select to set up attachment type security for all companies for which you have form security permissions.

    • If you have permissions for all companies, this option displays as Across All companies.

    • If you have permissions for only some companies, this option displays as Across Companies I have permissions for.

Group/User

Group/User section on the VA Attachment Type Security form

Select an option in this section for setting attachment security.

  • Security Group – Select this option to filter by group. Then, in the Security Group text box, enter a specific group or leave blank for all groups.

  • User – Select this option to filter by user. Then, in the User text box, enter a specific user or leave blank for all users.

Security Group

Security Group field on the VA Attachment Type Security form

Enter the security group that you want to set up security on, or press F4 to select it from a list.

You can also leave this field blank if you want to set up security on all security groups.

Note: You can enter only security groups that are set up as Attachment Type groups. This is defined using the Group Type drop down on the VA Security Groups form.