Is the userid/password stored in CA-TPX for ACL script used, encrypted? What is the encryption algorithm used?

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Article ID: 52717

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Products

CA Teleview TELEVIEW- PACKAGE CA TPX - Session Management TPX- PACKAGE CA Vman Session Management for z/OS TPX SESSION MANAGEMENT

Issue/Introduction

Description:

The password is not stored in the CA-TPX ADMIN2 file but it is stored encrypted in memory in the UINDEX control block.

Solution:

CA-TPX uses its own encrypt/decrypt mechanism. The encrypt/decrypt algorithm used is proprietary. Customer can implement their own algorithm by using the CA-TPX provided encrypt/decrypt exit TPXUENDE, see CA-TPX System Programmer's Guide for details.

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Component: TLVIEW