----- Original Message ----- From: Goodbar, Loyd (AFS-Water Valley) <LGoodbar@afs.bwauto.com> Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 1:30 AM Subject: RE: MD5 via RPG? > Why not use OS/400 security? The biggest > reason is to not create a bunch of user profiles. If your AS?400 is on the > Internet, it is much more prudent to populate a simple user database than > manage user profiles whose sole functions is to get to your application. > Also, if you don't create user profiles, then the user, even if they can > use > your application, cannot FTP into your AS/400 because they don't have a > valid OS/400 user id. Loyd, Have you considered using validation lists? They allow you to store usernames and their corresponding passwords using OS/400-security without giving userprofile access to your system. If you're interested I can email you a sample program using the most common validation list api's. Best regards, Carsten Flensburg +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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