• Subject: RE: CA/400 CWBLM0006 message
  • From: "Steve Glanstein" <mic@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 12:11:03 -1000
  • Cc: "Al Barsa, Jr." <barsa@xxxxxxx>

>>At 03:29 AM 1/5/98 -0700, you wrote:
>>This could explain why they are shipping new systems with QMAXPWDLEN set
to 8.
>>I though it had to do with mainframe compatibility - haven't seen it
>>documented anywhere re CA/400. 
>> Security gurus, like Wayne Evans, have been recommending this for years.

There are several password systems today that actually use a "pass-phrase"
instead of a single word.

We don't cache passwords for any of our systems or our clients for obvious
reasons.  The CPF1269 message is misleading and the license acquisition
message CWBLM0006 didn't help either.  I sure feel sorry for people who
don't have the time or expertise to solve this.


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