Security settings for Scripting environment

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This arose in another context and I haven’t seen a response from the Quantrix side, so surfacing it here to make visible.

The current environment for scripting appears to use the default Java Security Policy i.e. scripts are treated as though they were applets in a browser. This means scripts have no access to the local machine i.e. they can’t load or save files, etc.

Is this intended to be the case? If so it would be highly desirable if it were possible to set an alternative security policy as an option. This would probably require a user warning/confirmation to be issued when loading such a script – similar to loading VBA scripts in Excel.




Hi Simon,

I want to acknowledge your post so you’re not left hanging. However, I will need to check with some higher-ups before I can give you a definitive verdict on our rationale and future plans in this regard. My aim is to reply fully on Monday morning. Sorry for the delay and thanks for your patience.


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