How do I use APIs to retrieve encrypted passwords using ILE C. Is there any documentation on this?
You can call the API after loading the parameters for the format, user profile and returned variable length (based on the format you desire). Once you have retrieved the encrypted password, you can use it to change the password on this system or another system. You will need to insure that all systems are running the same level of OS/400 and set to the same level of security in the system values. You can read about it here.
Note: This cannot be used to decrypt a password or otherwise change the value of the encrypted data.
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