Implementing Siebel eBusiness Applications on DB2 UDB for z/OS and OS/390 > Security Concepts for z/OS and OS/390 >
Changing Passwords from Remote Clients
In order to change z/OS and OS/390 passwords from remote client machines, set the DB2 extended security option (
YES. The default DB2 value for extended security is
NO. There are two ways to set the extended security option to
- In the DSNTIPR installation panel, change
EXTENDED SECURITY to
- In the DSN6SYSP macro, set the
Setting the extended security option to YES enables the following two functions:
- Users on client workstations can change their z/OS and OS/390 passwords without signing onto TSO.
- Siebel eBusiness Applications receive descriptive error codes generated by DB2 when security violations occur.