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CA-ACF2® For Auditors


5 hours


These courses describe how CA ACF2™ is used to protect and secure the system against accidental and malicious access and damage. It instructs the student on how CA ACF2™ works and how to define users, rules and parameters, to restrict access to the system and its resources.


Auditors, systems programmers, security administrators, and other personnel requiring knowledge of the use of CA ACF2 (ACF2) Auditor on the z/OS platform


Completion of the CA-ACF2 Introduction course and knowledge of TSO, ISPF, data sets, and basic security issues


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define auditing objectives
  • Identify how to set audit controls for users, data sets, and resources
  • Identify how to interpret audit and logging reports

Course Content

CA-ACF2 Auditing Functions

Auditing Objectives
ACF2 Audit Reports
Audit Privileges and Access Controls

CA-ACF2 Auditing Controls

Monitoring System and Data Set Access
Resource and Special Facilities Access

CA-ACF2 Auditing Report Parameters

JCL and Report Parameters
Passing Parameters to Audit Reports

CA-ACF2 Auditing Reports

Using ISPF Screens to Produce Reports
ACF2 Logging and Violation Reports

CA-ACF2 – For Auditors Mastery Test