And to handle the varied off device, that's simple, STOP varying the device
off. (change system value)

Back when twinaxial ruled, it made sense to vary off the device if someone
blew up a password, it was a possible signal that the device was being used
to break in, particularly if it was out in the warehouse or factory floor.
But now with telnet, where the system simply makes another device it makes
no sense at all.

The exception to this would be if all sessions were set with a discrete
device ID and autoconfigure is turned off, but I don't know too many that
do that today outside of ultra high security environments.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects

On Tue, Nov 2, 2021 at 8:23 AM Bob Schwartz <rschwartz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

date: Tue, 2 Nov 2021 12:53:26 +0000
from: Greg Wilburn <gwilburn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: Enable Disabled Users and Devices

We recently switched to password level 3 (in addition to quite a few
security changes). This has been in place for several months now and we
have a epidemic of disabled user ID's and varied off devices. While this
inconvenience is tolerable during normal working hours, it's killing
productivity during the off-hours/days that IT coverage is not available.

Is there any way to automate enablement of passwords that are disabled by
invalid sign on attempts - say after 15-20 minutes?
Same question for devices varied off by too many invalid password

Greg, we handle the disabled user profiles with the Message Monitor in
Navigator for i.
Monitor for CPF1393, then call a CLP to handle the situation.

Bob Schwartz
Director of Technical Services
Glynn County Board of Education
1313 Egmont Street
Brunswick, GA 31520

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