Anonymous user data

Both usernames of logged on users and usernames within the software metering (i.e. users who have used applications on the computer) can be replaced with SHA-1 hash. The same encrypted string will be used for the same user each time, even if the user uses multiple computers, no duplicate entries are created.

To enable the anonymous user data option, the following system setting needs to be added to the configuration file:


Example 3.

Default setting (not anonymous)


With privacy.hide_user=true (anonymous)