RACF Administration & Auditing

This four-day, hands-on class is the definitive RACF course for technicians and administrators. The course, designed and written by RACF specialists, is regularly revised and updated to reflect new functionality and features in the RACF and z/OS environments. The course introduces and explains the concepts, terminology, commands, and procedures involved in administering and auditing RACF. All significant aspects of day-to-day RACF administration and auditing are fully covered. To ensure full understanding, a number of realistic practical exercises are performed throughout this course.
Attendees should have a clear understanding of z/OS at a conceptual and practical level. A working knowledge of TSO/ISPF and JCL is also required.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
RACF Administrators and Auditors, Systems Programmers and any other technicians requiring a knowledge of RACF administration principles and practices.
  • Introduction to RACF
  • The RACF Manuals
  • Planning for Security
  • Group Structure
  • The RACF Commands
  • Defining RACF Groups
  • Defining Users
  • Connecting Users to Groups
  • Dataset Profiles
  • General Resource Profiles
  • Auditing RACF
  • RACF Utility Programs

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