IBM i : Character Position Difference for Passwords (QPWDPOSDIF) - '0'

Information

The Character Position Difference for Passwords (QPWDPOSDIF) system value controls each position in a new password.
This system value provides additional security by preventing users from using the same character (alphabetic or numeric) in a position corresponding to the same position in the previous password.

Solution

Set QPWDPOSDIF to 0 or 1.

See Also

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/ssw_ibm_i_73/rzarl/sc415302.pdf

Item Details

Category: IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

References: 800-53|IA-5(1)(e)

Plugin: AS/400

Control ID: ea6eb25195a1dafe9455214642540ccd146aca304effbffb55af92c953bb830c