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The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a MEDIUM priority requirement that should be addressed.
Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.
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Therese Eaton – CEAC Program Manager, IBM
There are a lot of considerations and preparation needed when changing the password level. There is a whole section on "Planning password level changes" under the Designing security section of the Security reference. Here is a direct link to the page that talks about the system creating the two equivalent case-sensitive passwords for password level 2 and 3:
The help text does reference the Security Reference, and does have an abbreviated level of the planning and preparation information, but as stated in your request, it does not currently have any information about the two case-sensitive all upper/all lower case passwords. We can review this and see if there is a way to add more info to the help text. Moving to Under consideration for further review.