Generating a New Password and Authorization Code

Document ID : KB000054246
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description

This document explains how you can generate a new password and authorization code on your Unix and Linux machines.

Solution

In order to generate a new password and authorization code on your Unix and Linux machines, please run the following steps:

  1. Choose an agent password

  2. Generate an Authorization code by running:
    $PCM_SECURITY/PCM/mkcode
    where $PCM_SECURITY is the path to your eTrust Policy Compliance installation (/usr/cai, by default).

  3. Install the resulting authorization code by editing the agent configuration files:
    ($PCM_SECURITY/PCM/Config and etc/PCM.cf) and changing the value in quotes, on the authcode line, to the new authorization code.

NOTE: You cannot set the agent password for a UNIX or Linux agent using the PCMCli set agentpwd command.