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RACF – Defining and Managing Users in RACF 2.5

Duration

4  hours

Overview

Description

This course details the skills that are required by a security administrator, programmer, or DBA in using RACF to secure systems and data. It explains how to define and maintain individual users within RACF, using several different interfaces.

Audience

Application programmers, systems programmers, database administrators, security administrators, and anyone requiring knowledge about how user access is defined using RACF on the z/OS platform.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of the Interskill RACF – Introduction course or equivalent knowledge.

Objectives

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

  • Identify User Profiles and their structure
  • Enter commands used to define and maintain User profiles
  • List, modify, and delete User profiles

Course Content

Defining Users to RACF – Basic

Purpose of a User Profile
Creating a User Profile
User Profile Structure – Segments and Fields
Base Segment Requirements
User Attributes
Managing Passwords and Password Phrases
Multi-Factor Authorization
Defining Protected User IDs

Defining Users to RACF – Advanced

Using Optional User Profile Segments
TSO Segment
CICS Segment
DFP Segment
CSDATA Segment
Other Segments – DCE, KERB, LANGUAGE, LNOTES, NDS, NETVIEW, OPERPARM, OVM, PROXY, and WORKATTR

Maintaining and Managing User Profiles

Displaying User Profile Contents
Modifying a User Profile
Using TSO Commands and ISPF to Modify a User Profile
Removing User Profiles from RACF

RACF – Defining and Managing Users 2.5 Mastery Test