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VM65840: PEVM65719 RACF PASSWORD HISTORY SETTING NOT HONORED

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After applying APAR VM65719, the SETROPTS PASSWORD HISTORY
    setting is not honoured when changing a password at the LOGON
    prompt. Users are able to use any previous password saved in
    the history.
    The SETROPTS PASSWORD HISTORY setting is honoured when changing
    a password using the PASSWORD command.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of RACF/VM and password history.   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: APPLY PTF                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    Previous passwords in password history are allowed to be reused.
    

Problem conclusion

  • An error in code modified by VM65719 was corrected.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    VM65840

  • Reported component name

    RACF/VM SUPPORT

  • Reported component ID

    576700201

  • Reported release

    630

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-05-26

  • Closed date

    2016-06-06

  • Last modified date

    2016-12-02

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UV61298

Modules/Macros

  • ICHRIN00
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RACF/VM SUPPORT

  • Fixed component ID

    576700201

Applicable component levels

  • R630 PSY UV61298

       UP16/06/08 P 1602 {

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Document information

More support for: z/VM family

Software version: 630

Operating system(s): VM/ESA, z/VM

Reference #: VM65840

Modified date: 02 December 2016


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