NETRC parms limits?

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Article ID: 130906

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Products

CA Spool

Issue/Introduction



What is the maximum length of a password in the NETRC dataset used to provide credentials for the CA Spool FTP, XCOM and C:D drivers?

Environment

Release:
Component: CSPOOL

Resolution

The limit for the length of the password is 32 characters.  For example:
 
*                                                            
*  Common FTP, CA XCOM and Connect:Direct userid/password file
*                                                            
machine ftp.com                          login userid1 password pass1

In the example above, the maximum length of the string pass1 is 32 characters.

Additional Information

Information about the CA Spool NETRC dataset can be found in the link below of the documentation:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-spool/14-0/en/other-customization-options/tcp-ip-printdirect/