To modify the default configuration settings for DynamicPolicy™, edit the file configuration.php using any text editor. Following are the configurable parameters, descriptions, and the default and permitted values. An example of the configuration file layout is also provided.




Permitted Values (should be enclosed with double quotes)



Location of the default language file








Location of the database.  If the database is installed on a different server from the system, the parameter must be modified to show the new location.

Default value:  localhost


Other locations = IP address, e.g.,


server name, e.g., Newdatabaseserver


Identifies type of database. 



1 = MySQL

2 = MS SQL 2000



Defines character set type to the browser.

Default value: iso-8859-1













Indicates whether or not to display the disclaimer message for printed documents (under the policies tab).

Default value: Y = Print disclaimer message


N = Disable printing of disclaimer message


The disclaimer text is defined in the language file by the parameter MSG_DISCLAIMER. The default message in English is: "PRINT COPY NOT APPROVED FOR DISTRIBUTION".




Indicates where the PHP extensions are located in the system.

Default value:  c:\Zequel\php\extensions








Indicates whether to display a warning message that temporary licenses will expire.

Default value: Y = Displays temporary license message to all users of the application


N = Displays temporary license message only to users with Administration permissions





Indicates whether to print company logo on documents.

Default value: Y = Prints company logo on top right side of documents

N = Suppresses printing of logo









Specifies the path for the logo that will be used on printed documents (see SHOW_LOGO_PRINT). If a different logo will be used, the default pathname must be changed to reflect the new logo.  

Default value:  images/logo.gif
This is the same logo that the application displays on all screens.








Enables capability to export content from DynamicPolicy™.

NOTE:  Does not apply to demo licenses. Demo licenses always have export functionality enabled.

Default value: N = Content exportation is disabled


Y = The Admin user may export content from DynamicPolicy™













Indicates which document editor is active. 

Contact for licensing information.



1 = Standard HTML editor

4 = New HTML Editor 2016


Enables/disables the anonymous alert functionality.

Default value: Y = Anonymous alerts are permitted


N = Alerts may only be sent with user name of the sender








Enables/disables the enforcement document approval prior to publishing.

Default value: Y = Documents must be approved before they can be published.


N = Documents may be published without approval (standard for DynamicPolicy™ 2.5.x and earlier).






Controls placement and width of logon on screens.

Default value: N 

Y = Logo appears on top of window screen with width of 710 pixels (height is not changed).








Specifies the message shown at bottom (footer) of all DynamicPolicy™ screens (DynamicPolicy/Zequel copyright message, with HTML tags).

Default value:
DynamicPolicy - Zequel Technologies, Inc - <a class="footer" href=""></a> - Copyright 2002-2014








Specifies the link for the e-mail address for DynamicPolicy™ support/help.  This link may be customized to point to a different e-mail or web address for first-level support.

Default value: <a href=""></a>


Allows enabling of Microsoft Word as a document editor.  If the value = “N” then DynamicEditor is the only editor.

Default value:  N (standard HTML editor  is the default document editor)


Y = Microsoft Word is enabled as a document editor.


Allows “guest” users to read documents in DynamicPolicy from a public interface without logging into the application.  This provides a public intranet view for published documents.  When this parameter is enabled, guest users do not have access to policy acceptance, notification, or quizzes.  This feature does not provide tracking of guest users.

NOTE:  To provide this capability, you must add this parameter to the configuration.php file.

Default value:  N (Public view disabled)

To enable the Public View, add the PUBLIC_VIEW parameter:


define(“PUBLIC_VIEW:, “Y”)


NOTE:  To provide guest access, you must also create an active user account named “guest” with the default Admin password.  See Chapter 4 for instructions on setting up user accounts.


Controls the template used by the application.  Under version 4.0, DynamicPolicy uses templates to dictate the look of the application, including icons, window width, etc.

Default value: ModernView (previous default before 5.0-B2 was  ClassicView)


Modern View = new view that stretches according to the users’ screen resolution, and includes new icons.


Displays the number of seconds for a page to be generated.  When enabled, this can help with application troubleshooting.

Default value:  N = load time not displayed


Y = The number of seconds will display time to generate each page in DynamicPolicy.


Encodes the password on the login screen to add security to the application.

Default value:  Y = password is encoded.


N = password is not encoded.


Enables Windows Pass-through Authentication.

Default value: N = authentication turned off.


Y = Credentials from the user’s local computer will be sent to the Web server; thus, the user will not be prompted to authenticate again through the login screen.


If Windows Pass-through Authentication is enabled and Word is also enabled as an editor.

Default value: Null


If Windows Pass=through Authentication is enabled, enter the URL for the new site to use Word under Windows Pass-through Authentication. 

See also Windows Integrated Authentication documentation.


Enables support for multisession - Same session used on different IP

Default value: Y = multisession allowed.


Controls use of master account for login under LDAP

Default value: Y = the master account, if added, is used for account authentication. It is recommended to disable this value if all the users are part of the same domain.


Allows to read previous  versions under the pending policies windows

Default value: Y = only the latest document version is available under the pending policies windows.


Enables access all documents for the Admin account (Auditor mode)

Default value: N = only the owner and co-owner has access to the document. Note: the Admin account is the default co-owner


Allow document editing by all reviewers

Default value: N = only the owner and co-owner can edit the document. Note: reviewer can only enter comments.


Y = Reviewer are able to edit the document. DynamicPolicy™ uses check-out to lock the document while editing is being performed and check-in to unlock the document, allowing other participant to edit the document.


Enables multiple domains support

Default value: N = allows only one domain.


Y = Allows multiple domains. Under the mode the application stores the user name with the format domain/username to allow duplicate user ids. Note: under multiple domains, the authentication and synchronization functionality may work differently – some features may be missing.


Enables drop-down menu for multiples domains/server

Default value: N = user will have to enter domain name manually if MULTIPLE_LDAP is enabled.


Allows to enforce the review stage

Default value: N = The review stage can be skipped.


Display full name at login and user selection during document cycle

Default value: N = displays the user id at login and under the user selection during the document cycle – stages.

Some parameters may be undocumented. Please see the sample configuration file or contact for more information.