RACF Profiles

May 7, 2012 Rui Miguel Feio

In RACF, a profile describes the security characteristics of a user, a group of users, or one or more mainframe resources. Profile Type Description User profiles A user profile is a description of a RACF-defined user. The information in the profile includes the user ID, the user name, the user’s […]

RACF – Group Authorities

May 7, 2012 Rui Miguel Feio

Each user in a group requires a level of group authority for that group. If a user is connected to several groups, the user has a level of group authority for each group. Authority Description USE  Allows the user to access resources to which the group is authorized. CREATE  Allows […]

RACF – User Attributes

May 7, 2012 Rui Miguel Feio

User attributes are extraordinary capabilities, limitations, or environments that can be assigned to a user either all of the time or when the user is connected to a specific group or groups. Attribute Description SPECIAL A user who has the SPECIAL attribute at the system level can issue all RACF […]

RACF – Access Authority

May 7, 2012 Rui Miguel Feio

NONE  Does not allow users to access the data set. EXECUTE  Allows users to load and execute, but not to read or copy, programs in the library. READ  Allows users to access the data set for reading only. UPDATE  Allows users to read from, copy from, or write to the […]