Sorry, My question was stupid, I think that I'm very tired. Thank you Philip, Jean-Francois. -----Message d'origine----- De : mi400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:mi400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]De la part de Hall, Philip Envoye : vendredi 3 septembre 2004 15:55 A : MI Programming on the AS400 / iSeries Objet : RE: [MI400] How does it do ? > I think (may be I'm > wrong) that it's impossible to decypher the encrypted string to obtain > directly a clear and readable password. It takes about 20 mins to decrypt an iSeries password, using brute force on a medium spec PC. > So, I don't understand how the OS/400 do to control the rule based on the > QPWDPOSDIF. > In other words, how the OS/400 do to tell me that there is a "same > character in same position as previous password" (CPF22C8) when I want to > change my current password ? Didn't you also type in your existing password in clear form, as well as the new password...since the system has both now in the clear from your typing....... --phil _______________________________________________ This is the MI Programming on the AS400 / iSeries (MI400) mailing list To post a message email: MI400@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/mi400 or email: MI400-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/mi400.
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