Protecting TSO resources using RACF

December 20, 2016 Rui Miguel Feio

It is important to ensure that your TSO resources on the mainframe are secured. The following table contains the list of RACF classes and corresponding profiles available to protect TSO resources:   RACF class name Profile name Resource protected TSOPROC procedure name Logon procedure ACCTNUM account number Account number for […]

Protecting z/OS System Datasets

November 24, 2016 Rui Miguel Feio

It’s important to keep your z/OS system datasets protected. The table below, sets the advised security UACC settings to many of the system datasets. For system data sets that are listed in with a UACC greater than NONE, you might prefer to specify UACC(NONE) and create an access control list […]

RACF Application Identity Mapping (AIM)

November 4, 2016 Rui Miguel Feio

The Application Identity Mapping (AIM) is a RACF feature that provides translation between the RACF userid and the names that other software calls users (e.g. in z/OS Unix System Services the users are called UIDs). AIM has 4 stages: Stage 0 = Pre-conversion database Stage 1 = Builds and maintains, […]

Business Accelerator Event in Bristol, UK (03 November)

November 2, 2016 Rui Miguel Feio

Another day, another… presentation. 🙂 This time I’ll be presenting at the “Business Accelerator Event” in Bristol, UK. This event will occur this Thursday, 3rd of November and it’s the first of a series of events, to try to raise awareness on small and medium size businesses on 3 main […]

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