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NOPWCHG And CPF

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Article ID: 49282

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Cleanup Datacom DATACOM - AD CIS COMMON SERVICES FOR Z/OS 90S SERVICES DATABASE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR DB2 FOR Z/OS COMMON PRODUCT SERVICES COMPONENT Common Services CA ECOMETER SERVER COMPONENT FOC EASYTRIEVE REPORT GENERATOR FOR COMMON SERVICES INFOCAI MAINTENANCE IPC UNICENTER JCLCHECK COMMON COMPONENT Mainframe VM Product Manager CHORUS SOFTWARE MANAGER CA ON DEMAND PORTAL CA Service Desk Manager - Unified Self Service PAM CLIENT FOR LINUX ON MAINFRAME MAINFRAME CONNECTOR FOR LINUX ON MAINFRAME GRAPHICAL MANAGEMENT INTERFACE WEB ADMINISTRATOR FOR TOP SECRET Xpertware Top Secret Top Secret - LDAP Top Secret - VSE

Issue/Introduction

Description:

With 2 CA Top Secret systems not sharing the security file, but using CPF to keep the security files in sync, if an ACID has the NOPWCHG attribure on 1 system but not on the other system, and that ACID changes the password at signon time on the system where it does not have the NOPWCHG attribute, the password change is propagated to the system where the ACID has NOPWCHG. Why?

Solution:

This is functioning as intended. When the user changes the password on the system where NOPWCHG is not on the ACID and it propagates to the prod system where NOPWCHG is on the acid, the change on the receiving system is done as a command, not a signon. The NOPWCHG attribute only prevents ACIDs from changing passwords at signon or initiation.

Environment

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Component: AWAGNT