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RE: iSeries Security in Computerworld



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Use CHGCMDDFT and change the password default to *NONE. 

It took a while, but I finally got management to make the standard that
a profile is always created with *NONE as the password. When the user is
ready to sign on for the first time, they are to call the helpdesk, at
which time, a one-time password is given, with the requirement that it
be changed when they sign on. 

Before that, since everyone knew that a new profile had the profile name
as password, it was a HUGE security hole. Don't know if anyone crawled
through it or not, but they can't now.

OTOH, there are have been a few times when there ended up being a
default password, but I have a set of programs from SkyView Partners
that runs every morning, and that's one of the things I am informed of.
It's changed as soon as I see it in the morning.

Dave 

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Subject: RE: iSeries Security in Computerworld

Same as everyone else out there, look at the default for password on
CRTUSRPRF.  We get some who says "we gotta have a signon for ...".  Then
they never actually sign on and change their password.

Rob Berendt
--
Group Dekko Services, LLC
Dept 01.073
PO Box 2000
Dock 108
6928N 400E
Kendallville, IN 46755
http://www.dekko.com





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Rob, I don't count your shop as "typical" :).  For example, how in the 
world
did you manage to create 111 enabled default password accounts?  Seems 
like
you have a SERIOUS issue. 

Joe

From: rob@xxxxxxxxx

Joe,

Do we count as a client, I seem to recall writing a check...
ANZDFTPWD
CPC2232 - 119 user profiles have default passwords of which 111 have
the
status of *ENABLED.
Total number of user profiles =796.  Seems to be greater than 1 out of

8.






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