I didn't do it but a client I was at once hired a security consultant.
He decided that only certain people needed access to any STR* or END*

I was the one who actually found it when I tried to do a STRDBG, but
then operations hit him hard as they couldn't start or end any

-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tom Liotta
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2003 3:28 PM
To: midrange-nontech@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: The panic of password changing...

midrange-nontech-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

>   1. The panic of password changing... (Wills, Mike N. (TC))
>OMG, people panic when you increase system security. Last night I 
>increased the password security somewhat. I figured it wouldn't be a 
>big deal, well, I think one system value (QPWDPOSDIF) sort of pushed 
>the problems. Ooops :-) I didn't test that one like I probably should 
>have. Have has anyone done something like that while forgetting to tell

>the users about it?

Well, yes and no. Told the users about it, but most of us know how much
effect that has. This was on a Public Safety system (police, fire, etc.)
around 1990. Learned my lesson well.

Tom Liotta

Tom Liotta
The PowerTech Group, Inc.
19426 68th Avenue South
Kent, WA 98032
Phone  253-872-7788 x313
Fax    253-872-7904

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