What values may be included in the 'Violation Type' column of the 'Password and User ID Failures' re (NETIQKB31231)

  • 7731231
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 17-Jul-2014

Environment

NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries 8.x
PSAudit
System Auditing and Reporting (SAR)
NetIQ Secure Configuration Manager (SCM)
AAQYPW
AACL28PW
AAINVPASS
Passwords Used That Are Not Valid
PWTYPE

Situation

What values may be included in the 'Violation Type' column of the 'Password and User ID Failures' report?
What values are possible in the 'Violation Type' column of the 'Password and User ID Failures' report?
What values are possible in the "Violation Type" column of the Invalid Signon Attempts Report?

Resolution

The following Violation Types may be included in the 'Password and User ID Failures' report (also known as the  'Invalid Sign-on Attempts' report):
  • A - APPC bind failure
  • C - User authentication with CHKPWD command failed
  • D - Service tools user ID name not valid
  • E - Service tools user ID password not valid
  • P - Password not valid
  • Q - Attempted signon (user authentication) failed because user profile is disabled
  • R - Attempted signon (user authentication) failed because password was expired. This audit record might not occur for some user authentication mechanisms.  Some authentication mechanisms do not check for expired passwords
  • S - SQL Decryption password is not valid
  • U - User name not valid
  • X - Service tools user ID is disabled
  • Y - Service tools user ID not valid
  • Z - Service tools user ID password not valid

These are also listed in the PSAUDIT User Guide.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB31231

The 'Violation Type' column label on the SCM report is 'Type'.

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