RACF Security in a UNIX System Services Environment

PT26645
Summary
Today it is vital that a System Z installation secures IBM's UNIX System Services (USS). Therefore, for Security Administrators and Systems Programmers working in a System z/USS environment, a sound understanding of how RACF works with USS is absolutely essential. Designed, written and presented by specialist RACF consultants, this course introduces the USS RACF interface and describes and explains how RACF is utilized within the USS environment. This course is regularly updated to reflect changes introduced up to (and including) the current releases of RACF and z/OS. In addition, there are now a number of challenging hands-on practical exercises included in the course.
Prerequisites
  • A clear understanding of z/OS at a conceptual level, as well as an understanding of RACF that can be gained by attending the course RACF Administration & Auditing.
  • A familiarity with UNIX System Services and a knowledge of TSO/ISPF and JCL is also required.
Duration
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
Those who can benefit from this Db2 for RACF Security in a UNIX System Services Environment course include: All Security Administrators and Systems Programmers working in a z/OS UNIX System Services
Topics
  • Introduction to USS Features and Services
  • Users & Groups
  • Superusers & UID/GID Management
  • Application Identity Mapping
  • z/OS UNIX File and Function Security
  • Access Control Lists
  • Security for Daemons & Servers
  • Auditing Unix System Services Security Events

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