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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories Security
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 23, 2022

Update RSTUSRPRF functionality restore Password

Currently when single user is restored using RSTUSRPRF the password is not restored . Password Restore only wotk when restoring *ALL profiles

We are IBM i Security ISV and we have multiple customer wanting ability restore the password when single profille is restored

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 23, 2022
    The support to restore individual user profiles and restore the password has been available since V5R1. If SECDTA(*PWDGRP) is specified on the RSTUSRPRF command when USRPRF is not *ALL, the password will be restored. From the RSTUSRPRF help text for the SECDTA parameter:
    The specified user profiles, their private authorities, and their passwords and group linkages are restored.

    Note that *ALLOBJ and *SECADM special authorities are required for the user profile running the RSTUSRPRF and specifying SECDTA(*PWDGRP).

    IBM Power Systems Development