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Prompting for Third-Party Password Change?

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The Question is:

I need to sync the password change prompt to include a third party prompt as
Essentially, I want the User to be prompted to change the password on their
 third party software as well.
What trigger could I be able to tell if the User changes his/her password?  If
 I am able to obtain the changed password, I can then turn the User's login to
 the third party prompt.

The Answer is :

  Please see the LGI callouts and the V7.3-1 External Authentication
  (ACME) callouts.
  It would be best to have the third-party software use the OpenVMS
  password authentication, as it is almost certain that the third-party
  passord mechanism will be useful in compromising the OpenVMS system
  security -- while this is not intended as a hacking tutorial,
  most every third-pary application password system that the OpenVMS
  Wizard is aware of is effectively broken.
  Alternatively, have OpenVMS and the third-party password mechanism
  both use Kerberos or LAN Manager or similar external authentication.

answer written or last revised on ( 17-APR-2003 )

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