Reset PTHRESH Counter Every 24 Hours?

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Article ID: 52910

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CA Cleanup CA Datacom - DB CA Datacom CA Datacom - AD CA Datacom - Server CA CIS CA Common Services for z/OS CA 90s Services CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS CA Common Product Services Component CA Common Services CA Datacom/AD CA ecoMeter Server Component FOC CA Easytrieve Report Generator for Common Services CA Infocai Maintenance CA IPC Unicenter CA-JCLCheck Common Component CA Mainframe VM Product Manager CA Chorus Software Manager CA On Demand Portal CA Service Desk Manager - Unified Self Service CA PAM Client for Linux for zSeries CA Mainframe Connector for Linux on System z CA Graphical Management Interface CA Web Administrator for Top Secret CA CA- Xpertware CA Top Secret CA Top Secret - LDAP CA Top Secret - VSE

Issue/Introduction

Question:

The PTHRESH control option controls the maximum number of logon attempts with an invalid password before an ACID becomes suspended. Can the PTHRESH control option be set so the counter is reset after 24 hours?

Answer:

No. The counter is not reset until the user signs on successfully or an administrator issued a TSS REPLACE command to replace the password.

Additional Information:

Please see the CA Top Secret Control Options Guide for more information on the PTHRESH control option.

Environment

Release: TOPSEC00200-15-Top Secret-Security
Component: