Password (PW) setting

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Description (see setting description format info here)


Function:Defines login password for network programming


Set (S) command format:SPWpp...p, where pp...p: is the password string, 0-6 characters long


Get (G) command format:GPW


Init (I) command effect:Initialized unconditionally, through network command, serial command, or quick initialization


Post-initialization value:<NULL>


Change takes effect:Immediately


Overriding parameter:---


Relevance conditions:---


First introduced:Earlier than "baseline" V3.14/V3.51


See also:Authentication




Certain network commands require authentication. To authenticate itself the network host must provide a password that matches the one defined by the Password setting.


Password setting also serves one other purpose- it is used for logins onto the Link Server.