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* commands. 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 writers!!! -----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 http://www.powertechgroup.com __________________________________________________________________ McAfee VirusScan Online from the Netscape Network. Comprehensive protection for your entire computer. Get your free trial today! http://channels.netscape.com/ns/computing/mcafee/index.jsp?promo=393397 Get AOL Instant Messenger 5.1 free of charge. Download Now! http://aim.aol.com/aimnew/Aim/register.adp?promo=380455 _______________________________________________ This is the Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries (Midrange-NonTech) mailing list To post a message email: Midrange-NonTech@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-nontech or email: Midrange-NonTech-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-nontech.
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