On 13 Mar 2013 10:16, John Mathew wrote:
3) Include upper case and lower case along with special character in

As we are using V5R4M0 version there is no option of QPWDRULES and
this new feature is in I.6 version.

please suggest if there any alternative thing to do this.

Perhaps QPWDVLDPGM would be acceptable; i.e. by allowing user code to implement the rules, for lack of those particular rules being provided via the other password rule system values.

_i Password system values: Password validation program i_
"Specifies whether a user-written program will do additional validation on passwords or not. (QPWDVLDPGM)

Password validation program is a system value that is not in iSeries™ Navigator. This system value provides the ability for a user-written program to do additional validation on passwords.

_i Password validation program i_
"This system value provides the ability for a user-written program to do additional validation on passwords.

The current and new passwords are passed to the validation program without encryption. ...

_i Validate Password Exit Program i_
"Required Parameter:

1 Validate password exit information Input Char(*)
2 Return indicator Output Char(1)

Exit Point Format Name: VLDP0100

The Validate Password exit program is called when a Change Password (CHGPWD) command or Change Password (QSYCHGPW) API is executed. The exit program is called after the password composition rules have been checked.

The exit program examines the old and new password values for conformance with customer unique password composition rules. The exit program returns an indication whether the new password should be accepted or rejected. ...
Note: The QPWDVLDPGM system value must be set to the value *REGFAC. If the QPWDVLDPGM system value contains any other value, the validate password exit programs will not be called.

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