Offline access in a document control system

  • US 7,930,757 B2
  • Filed: 10/31/2003
  • Issued: 04/19/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/31/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A computer-implemented method comprising:

  • receiving a request from a client to take an action with respect to a first electronic document, the action unrelated to a second electronic document; and

    synchronizing offline access information with the client, in response to the request, to pre-authorize the client, to allow actions by a user as a member of a group of users, by sending to the client an update to offline access information retained at the client, the update comprising a first key associated with the group, the first key being useable at the client to access the second electronic document while offline by decrypting a second key in the second electronic document.

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