What are considerations are there for changing PSWDENCT to different levels on different systems if using CPF for password propagation with ACF2?

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Article ID: 205533

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CA ACF2 CA ACF2 - DB2 Option CA ACF2 for zVM CA ACF2 - z/OS CA ACF2 - MISC CA LDAP Server for z/OS CA PAM Client for Linux for zSeries CA Web Administrator for Top Secret

Issue/Introduction

What are considerations are there for changing PSWDENCT to different levels on different systems if using CPF for password propagation? Do all LPARS need to be at the same level of PSWDENCT?

Environment

Release : 16.0

Component : CA ACF2 for z/OS

Resolution

Sites can use CPF Command Propagation and Password Synchronization between lpars with different password encryption PSWDENCT(XDES|AES1|AES2) settings without problems.