Applying passwords during configuration

During configuration, the Product Authorization utility is accessible to add or copy passwords. See the following procedures:

To add permanent passwords during configuration

  1. On the Configure Products or Components panel, select Apply Product Passwords and press Enter.
  2. On the Product Authorization panel, enter 3 in the Sel column for one or more products and press Enter.
  3. On the Install System Permanent Password Authorization panel, specify the CPU ID for each product by using one of the following methods:
    • To use the same CPU ID for all the listed products, type Y in the Select a single CPUID-TYPE for all products selected field, specify the CPU ID in the CPUID-TYPE field below the Select a single CPUID-TYPE for all products selected field, and press Enter.

    • To use different CPU IDs for each listed product, specify the CPU ID in the CPUID-TYPE field to the right of each listed product.

  4. Enter a password three digits at a time for each listed product.

    Each row represents one product on one processor. You can:

    • Change a CPU ID by typing over the displayed information.

    • Deselect a product by blanking out the Sel column.

  5. Press Enter to validate and accept your changes.

To add trial passwords during configuration

  1. On the Configure Products or Components panel, select Apply Product Passwords and press Enter.
  2. On the Product Authorization panel, enter 2 in the Sel column for one or more products and press Enter.
  3. On the Product Trial Authorization panel, enter your password, three digits at a time, for each listed product.

    You can deselect a product by blanking out the Sel column.

  4. Press Enter to validate and accept your changes.

To copy passwords during configuration

  1. On the Configure Products or Components panel, select Apply Product Passwords and press Enter.
  2. On the Product Authorization panel, enter 1 in the Sel column for one or more products and press Enter.
  3. On the Retain Product Authorization panel, specify the load library or password library that contain the product authorization modules by using one of the following methods:
    • If the product authorization modules are in one library, type Y in the Are the product authorization modules in one load/password library field, specify a library name in the Enter load/password library name field, and press Enter.

    • If the product authorization modules are in multiple libraries, type N in the Are the product authorization modules in one load/password library field, specify a library name for each listed product in the Load/Password Library Name field, and press Enter.

  4. Press Enter to validate and accept your changes.
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