000021561 - RSA ACE/Server Token usage terms defined

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Article Number000021561
Applies ToRSA ACE/Server
IssueRSA ACE/Server Token usage terms defined
Define Passcode, PIN, & Tokencode
What do the terms PIN, passcode, and tokencode mean?
ResolutionPasscode:

The combination without spaces of a user?s secret, memorized personal identification number, and the code displayed by an RSA SecurID token.

PIN:

A user?s secret, memorized personal identification number. A PIN is one of the factors in the RSA SecurID authentication system.

Token:

An RSA SecurID token is a device that generates a pseudo-random tokencode at a set time interval. The tokencode is one of the factors in the RSA SecurID authentication system.

Tokencode:

The code displayed by an RSA SecurID token. The tokencode and the PIN make up the RSA SecurID authentication system.
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