(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|
|Change takes effect:||Immediately|
|First introduced:||Earlier than "baseline" V3.14/V3.51|
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 .