Reserved Word List (RESWORD)

The RESWORD record defines the words or prefixes that are not allowed in the specification of a password. In the case of mixed-case passwords, the password is temporarily upper-cased before being checked against the RESWORD prefixes.
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The RESWORD record defines the words or prefixes that are not allowed in the specification of a password. In the case of mixed-case passwords, the password is temporarily upper-cased before being checked against the RESWORD prefixes.
The following record format and field descriptions for the RESWORD GSO record:
RESWORD PREFIXES(APPL, APR, AUG, ASDF, BASIC, CADAM, DEC, DEMO, FEB, FOCUS, GAME, IBM, JAN, JUL, JUN, LOG, MAR, MAY, NET, NEW, NOV, OCT, PASS, ROS, SEP, SIGN, SYS, TEST, TSO, VALID, VTAM, XXX,
1234|prefix1,…,prefix255
)
  • PREFIXES
    Specifies up to 256 password reserved words or prefixes. Each word or prefix can be from one- to eight-characters in length.
    CA ACF2
    provides a default RESWORD record. You can change the values or supply others up to a total of 256 entries. This list is checked when the GSO PSWD record specifies either or both: PSWDRSV and PSWDRSVW.
    Prefixes for the RESWORD list might include acronyms for a company or industry, names of software systems, days of the week, and so forth.
    The following lists the default reserved word prefixes:
    APPL
    IBM
    PASS
    APR
    JAN
    ROS
    AUG
    JUL
    SEP
    ASDF
    JUN
    SIGN
    BASIC
    LOG
    SYS
    CADAM
    MAR
    TEST
    DEC
    MAY
    TSO
    DEMO
    NET
    VALID
    FEB
    NEW
    VTAM
    FOCUS
    NOV
    XXX
    GAME
    OCT
    1234
The SHOW RSVWORDS and SHOW ACF2 subcommands of the ACF command display all prefixes defined in the RESWORD record.