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IBM i command password inputs should be modernized for security purposes
RUNRMTCMD should be DSPINPUT(*NO) for the password.
No modern interface that prompts for user credentials forces it to be displayed. A related idea would be a new PF key for commands that causes a DSPINPUT(*NO) field to be dynamically recast as DSPINPUT(*PROMPT), (this is like the 'show password' option on may web sites.)
CHGUSRPRF should have a two hidden pw input field, similar to CHGPWD. I'd suggest something like:
CHGUSRPRF PASSWORD(continues to be valid for backward compatibility and is hidden) PASSWORD1( hidden) PASSWORD2(hidden ) If the PASSWORD is not provided, then PASSWORD1 and PASSWORD2 must be supplied and must match.
Related, it would be useful if there was a new PFkey when a command is prompted that toggles DSPINPUT(*NO) fields to be DSPINPUT(*PROMPT) so the user can choose to see the hidden pw values. (PFkey might only show if there is a DSPINPUT(*NO) parameter.
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