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QSECOFR Service Tools Password
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Published: 06 Apr 2012
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QSECOFR Service Tools Password Published by: captndjc on 06 Apr 2012 view comments(1)

How do I reset the QSECOFR service tools password?

We did a STRSST (start a service tool) and found that we didn't know the password for QSECOFR. Next we did a Change IBM Service Tools Password (CHGDSTPWD) and reset the password to *Default. Now, of course, when we try and signon, we get the password is expired and need to change. But now we get a CPF4AB7 which says 'Service tools user ID password cannot be changed. Your system is configured to prevent a service tools user ID with a default and expired password from changing its own password.'

Any ideas what our next step is? How can we change this QSECOFR password?  

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Posted by: DaleB
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Comment on: QSECOFR Service Tools Password
Posted: 5 years 2 months 20 days 12 hours 59 minutes ago

Sounds like you're doing the right things. Have you tried a manual IPL? Or a function 21 to display DST? (Though I don't remember off hand if function 21 shows a DST signon or just takes you straight to the menu.) If all else fails, call IBM Support.