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Top Secret Installation Exit - Mixed Case Password Flag?

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Article ID: 201861

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Products

Top Secret Top Secret - LDAP WEB ADMINISTRATOR FOR TOP SECRET

Issue/Introduction

Is there a flag in the TSSINSTX Installation Exit that can be accessed for Password Change logic that indicates mixed case passwords are being used?

Environment

Release : 16.0

Component : CA Top Secret for z/OS

Resolution

IBM documents the RACF CVT (RCVT) as having the RCVTFLG3 flag setting of RCVTPLC (x'40').

633 (279) BITSTRING 1 RCVTFLG3 Miscellaneous flags

                 .1.. ....             RCVTPLC   Allow lower case passwords

If mixed case is set then Top Secret sets this flag.