Password (PW) setting


(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 .