How can the password-phrase violation counter in ACF2 be reset?

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Article ID: 141595

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Products

CA ACF2 CA ACF2 - DB2 Option CA ACF2 for zVM CA ACF2 - z/OS CA ACF2 - MISC

Issue/Introduction

Userid has been suspended due to invalid passphrases,  message

'ACF01013 LOGONID ??????  SUSPENDED BECAUSE OF - PASSWORD VIOLATIONS' was issued,

Issued 'MODIFY ACF2,RESET(??????)' generates ACF00145 COUNTER FIELD PSWD-VIO WENT NEGATIVE; IT  WAS FORCED TO ZERO, and user is unable to log in with passphrase

How can the password-phrase violation counter in ACF2 be reset?

Cause

The command to reset password phrase violations is 'F ACF2, RESETPWP(logonid)'.

Environment

Release : 16.0

Component : CA ACF2 for z/OS

Resolution

To reset the password-phrase violation please use 'F ACF2, RESETPWP(logonid)'