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PI31408: RDZ - AFTER INSTALLATION OF PTF UI20613 CONNECT TO HOST FAILS WITH ICH408I, INVALID PASSWORD, WHEN IT IS LOWERCASE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Rational Developer for System z - RDz - v9.0.1.3
    After installing the PTF UI20613, users that have lowercase
    passwords are not able to connect to the host.  They receive
    the following error:
    RACF-Error:
    ICH408I USER(RDz) GROUP(RDz) NAME(Lastname, Firstname  ) 011
      LOGON/JOB INITIATION - INVALID PASSWORD
    

Local fix

  • Change password to Uppercase
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: 01.All RDz users using RDz 9.0.1.3 server    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: 01."connect to host" fails with         *
    *                         ICH408I, invalid-password on RDz     *
    *                         9.0.1.3 server, when it has lower    *
    *                         case letters and the mixed case      *
    *                         password is enabled.                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    01."connect to host" fails with ICH408I, invalid-password on
       RDz 9.0.1.3 server, when it has lower case letters and the
       mixed case password is enabled.
    

Problem conclusion

  • 01.The code is updated to handle lower case letters in
       passwords correctly even when the mixed case password is
       enabled.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI31408

  • Reported component name

    RATL DEV FOR SY

  • Reported component ID

    5724T0700

  • Reported release

    900

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-12-11

  • Closed date

    2015-06-04

  • Last modified date

    2015-06-08

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

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

Modules/Macros

  • FEKFCMSG FEKFENVR FEKFMAIN FEKFMAI6 FEKFMINE
    FEKFOMVS FEKFTSO  FEKFZOS
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RD/Z HOST

  • Fixed component ID

    5724T0723

Applicable component levels

  • R900 PSY UI28242

       UP15/06/08 I 1000

Fix is available

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Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z

Software version: 9.0

Reference #: PI31408

Modified date: 08 June 2015