Reset Password of a UserProfile

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Hi Group, How do we reset the password of a UserProfile in AS/400? Regards, M

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using CHGUSRPRF  command we can reset the password.
To change your own password “CHGPWD” is the command. 
If You have an Authority as QSECOFR, Then use the command ” WRKUSRPRF” and give the User profile name and then you’ will have password field on the screen. you can reset the password there or even you can give specified password there.

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  • TomLiotta
    To change the password of another user, use the CHGUSRPRF PASSWORD() parameter. To change your own password, use CHGPWD. -- Tom
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  • ToddN2000
    You also need the proper authority to change a password. If you don't have the authority yo need to talk to someone who does or has access to QSECOFR.
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  • aceofdelts
    and I suggest you set it to something easy (e.g. same as the profile name) but use the "set password to expired" = *YES and warn the user that he/she must change the password (to what he/she really wants) at the next login. Much more professional than giving you the real password to enter.
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