Are their Password Phrase controls?

Document ID : KB000011776
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

What TSS revision and/or year was the Password Length extended pass 8 characters?

What’s the TSS Password Maximum Length?

Does the TSS Password Length associate with UC, MC or LC?

Does TSS Password remain restricted to a Maximum of 8 characters?

Answer:

Passwords are upto 8 characters. Password phrases support upto 100 characters.

Like password, password phrases have the same password controls which are documented at the following:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-top-secret-for-z-os/16-0/en/using/specifying-control-options-to-modify-your-security-environment/newphraseimplement-password-phrase-rules

Here are some other Knowledge documents related to password phrases.:

http://www.ca.com/us/services-support/ca-support/ca-support-online/knowledge-base-articles.tec1103658.html

http://www.ca.com/us/services-support/ca-support/ca-support-online/knowledge-base-articles.tec489827.html