• Subject: Re: Fw: Rewarding challenge AS/400...
  • From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 07:46:39 +0100

Good for you Dale !

That's what I meant - there are "undocumented" things that there is NO WAY
someone new to the AS/400 would know about. A lot of this used to be in these
things called MANUALS and may still be...

At least you didn't make the password something obvious like "Sonic" or
"Hedgehog" or, shudder "Nintendo" ;-)

Chuck

"Draper, Dale" wrote:

>         >And while us "veterans" KNOW better than to have ANY of these
> profiles set this way,
>         you WONDER how many of the "newbies" getting the smaller AS/400's
> are aware of this ?
>         No offense intended to those folks !!
>
> Hey! I resemble that remark. But I was smart and hired a consultant who
> warned me about this, so I changed the passwords to one never expected on a
> Big Blue machine: ILUVMS. Outsmarted them, I did.
>
> Doh!
>
> Dale Draper
> Sega Enterprises, Inc. (USA)
> Dale.Draper@seu.sega.com
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chuck Lewis [SMTP:clewis@iquest.net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 1999 6:31 AM
> > To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> > Subject:      Re: Fw: Rewarding challenge AS/400...
> >
> > And while us "veterans" KNOW better than to have ANY of these profiles set
> > this way,
> > you WONDER how many of the "newbies" getting the smaller AS/400's are
> > aware of this ?
> > No offense intended to those folks !!
> >
> > Chuck
> >
> > Dennis D Pearson wrote:
> >
> > > Chuck
> > >
> > > I did a quick look into the alt.2600 newsgroup and found the
> > > following reference to userids and password in the FAQ posting.
> > >
> > > Dennis Pearson
> > > -----------------------------------------------------------
> > > AS/400
> > > ~~~~~~
> > > qsecofr         qsecofr         /* master security officer */
> > > qsysopr         qsysopr         /* system operator         */
> > > qpgmr           qpgmr           /* default programmer      */
> > >
> > > also
> > >
> > > ibm             password
> > > ibm             2222
> > > ibm             service
> > > qsecofr         1111111
> > > qsecofr         2222222
> > > qserv           qserv
> > > qsvr            qsvr
> > > secofr          secofr
> > > qsrv            ibmce1
> > >
> > > Chuck Lewis wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Should we reply with something that delivers the "poster" a "payload"
> > - ooops,
> > > > never mind, that's not kosher...
> > > >
> > > > Which newsgroup ?
> > > >
> > > > Bob Dobrowolski wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Found this on a hacker's newsgroup.  They're trying........
> > > > >
> > > > > Bob Dobrowolski
> > > > > Nordic Information Systems, Inc.
> > > > > (916)932-2041  Fax:(916)932-2121
> > > > > bdobrowolski@nisusa.com
> > > > > web site: www.nisusa.com
> > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >rj <rjs69@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> > > > > ><7rjgag$a19$1@birch.prod.itd.earthlink.net>...
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> I am looking for someone to crack a password generator for an
> > AS400
> > > > > >program.
> > > > > >> It was written in C++ and embedded into the AS400 with RPG. The
> > person
> > > > > who
> > > > > >> cracks this will be handsomely rewarded. Contact me for further
> > details.
> > > > > >> Please, only the serious and capable need reply.
> > > > > >> No B.S.ers or wanna-be's, plz.
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> TIA..
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> rj
> > > > > >> rjs69@nospamyahoo.com
> > > > > >> remove the nospam
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >
> > > > >
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