• June 30, 2022


  • Dan Riehl0 Posts

    Dan Riehl is the Editor of the SecureMyi Security Newsletter and a Security Specialist for the IT Security and Compliance Group. Dan performs IBM i security assessments and provides security consulting, remediation, forensic evaluations, and other customized security services for his clients. He also provides training in all aspects of IBM i security and other technical areas through The 400 School, Inc.

IBM i (AS/400) Security

Ban default passwords with system value settings in IBM i 7.2

When you create a new user profile, the historical tendency is to use the IBM-supplied default value for the User’s new password. The password value is shown on the command prompt as *USRPRF. (Figure 1) When the value *USRPRF is used to specify the password, the user’s password will be set to match the name […]

IBM i (AS/400)

When Was Your Last SAVSECDTA, SAVSYS, SAVCFG? And Where Are They?

Editor’s note: This blog was previously published on SecureMyi.com and in the SecureMyi Security newsletter. Backup and Recovery is an area that is critical to the security and integrity of our systems. If someone accidentally wipes out a file, or in the event of a large-scale disaster, it’s critical we have all of the pieces […]