IV23329: V731: PASSWORDFORMAT AND RESTRICTPASSWORDS PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS

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APAR status

  • Closed as documentation error.

Error description

  • L3 requested a documentation APAR  for PasswordFormat and
    RestrictPasswords property descriptions:-
    
    PasswordFormat should include:-
    
    All restrictions must be contained with in the min_len
    characters of the password.
    
    
    Also, the description for the RestrictPasswords property should
    be changed to:
    
    
    When TRUE, the format specified by the PasswordFormat property
    is enforced.
    
    The default is FALSE.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.3.1.              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The descriptions of the ObjectServer properties              *
    * PasswordFormat and RestrictPasswords are incomplete.         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Publication of the revised documentation is planned for Q3   *
    * 2012.                                                        *
    *                                                              *
    * The revised topics will be available at the following        *
    * locations:                                                   *
    * http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v8r1/topic *
    * /com.ibm.netcool_OMNIbus.doc_7.3.1/omnibus/wip/admin/referen *
    * ce/omn_adm_howpropscmdlnopts.html                            *
    * http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/tivihelp/v8r1/topic *
    * /com.ibm.netcool_OMNIbus.doc_7.3.1/omnibus/wip/admin/referen *
    * ce/omn_adm_howpropscmdlnopts_alias.html                      *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The -ObjectServer properties and command-line options- topics
    have been updated as follows.
    
    The following note has been added to the description of the
    PasswordFormat property:
    
    Note: The minimum alphabetic, numeric, and punctuation character
    requirements must be satisfied within the number of characters
    specified by the minimum password length. For example, the
    default value of 8:1:1:0 must contain 1 alphabetic character and
    1 numeric character in the first 8 characters of the password
    string.
    
    The old description of the RestrictPasswords property has been
    replaced with the following description:
    
    When TRUE, the format specified by the PasswordFormat property
    is enforced. The default is FALSE.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV23329

  • Reported component name

    NETCOOL/OMNIBUS

  • Reported component ID

    5724O4800

  • Reported release

    731

  • Status

    CLOSED DOC

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-06-20

  • Closed date

    2012-06-29

  • Last modified date

    2012-06-29

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Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
Netcool/OMNIbus

Software version:

731

Reference #:

IV23329

Modified date:

2012-06-29

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