Q. Can Authentix be used to track users before they have logged in, for example for a shopping cart?
One of the directory option tabs is titled "P&M", short for Personalization and Membership.
This allows you to have AuthentiX automatically set a unique cookie for each visitor (they must have cookies enabled).
The dialog says:
"Create a unique personalization cookie value for new visitors (AXUNIQID)."
"Use this setting on your root web directory, and turn off all other protections on this directory. Then use the value of this unique cookie as a unique key for your database of personal profiles."
No ASP files are required for this functionality, although you will probably need an ASP file to process the user when s/he decides to login!