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

 


Details

 

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.