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Products: WebStation
Functionalities: Security
Product version: 2022, 2023, 2024
12/15/2022

Configuring Security in WebStation using WebStation

You can configure the security for WebStation using WebStation.

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For security reasons, the default configuration for WebStation is, for example, not to allow external content to be embedded.

The default configuration can be changed in the Security Settings in WorkStation or in the System Security tab in the Options menu.

Enable external websites to be embedded into WebStation

You can enable external websites to be displayed in WebStation. By selecting this option any website can be embedded.

Lists external websites sites that are allowed be embedded into WebStation

You can make a whitelist of websites that are allowed to be embedded in WebStation. An empty whitelist allows no sites to be embedded. The whitelist is used together with the HtmlPage object if you only want a small selection of WebSites be embedded and not open for all as the "Enable external websites to be embedded into WebStation" option.

When you upgrade a system to version 1.9 or later, any embedded non-WebStation contents open in a new tab or window in our web browser. A link to a report, hyperlink, or document in a workspace in WebStation opens the contents in a new tab.

Enable WebStation to be embedded in another website

You can enable WebStation to be embedded in other sites.

Website to allow access to WebStation when embedded

Address of the site that embeds WebStation.

Enable WebStation to use unsafe string evaluated JavaScript methods

Enable the graphic viewer in WebStation to use unsafe string evaluated JavaScript methods like ‘eval’.

HSTS

To increase security, you can enforce the web browser to only connect to WebStation using HTTPS. This is done using HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS).

To configure security in WebStation using WebStation
  1. In WebStation, on the Settings menu, click Options .

  2. Click Settings.  

  3. Click Security.  

  4. Configure the security settings.

    Property

    Description

    Enable external websites to be embedded into WebStation

    Select if you want external content to be embedded in WebStation. For more information, see Security Configuration in WebStation .

    Lists external websites that are allowed to be embedded into WebStation

    You can make a whitelist of websites that are allowed to be embedded in WebStation. An empty whitelist allows no sites to be embedded. The whitelist is used together with the HtmlPage object if you only want a small selection of WebSites be embedded and not open for all as the "Enable external websites to be embedded into WebStation" option.

    Enable WebStation to be embedded into another site

    Select if you want WebStation to be embedded in another web site. For more information, see Security Configuration in WebStation .

    Website to allow access to WebStation when embedded

    Address of the site that embeds WebStation. For more information, see Security Configuration in WebStation .

    Enable WebStation to use unsafe string evaluated JavaScript methods

    Select if you have graphics written in older versions of EBO that cannot be displayed in 3.0 or later. For more information, see Cannot Open Graphics in WebStation .

    Enable HSTS pre-load list

    Select to enable HSTS pre-load list. For more information, see Security Configuration in WebStation .

    HSTS pre-load list max-age

    Enter the time the HSTS pre-load list is valid. For more information, see Security Configuration in WebStation .

  5. Click OK .

  • Security Configuration in WebStation
  • Configuring Security in WebStation using WorkStation
  • Settings Menu – Options Tab
  • System Security Settings Tab