Effective IBM Tivoli zSecure Admin - Administration and Reporting
Duration: 2 Days
Students will learn the frequently used administrative functions, standard reports, and verification functions of IBM Tivoli zSecure Admin product and gain experience administering RACF profiles using the built-in functions and line commands provided by the product interface.
Students will be able to produce customized reports.
Topics Covered In This Course
Revue of RACF concepts and terminology
Running IBM Tivoli zSecure Admin
Select and display details of user, group, data set, and general resource profiles that match particular criteria
Select and display details of group profiles that match particular criteria
View the access control list (ACL) using different formats
Modify single profiles, using line commands, overtyping, or the quick administration panel
Change profiles in a way that affects multiple profiles and generates multiple RACF commands
Mass update, define, delete or recreate up to 10 profiles of the same entity
Display SETROPTS and Class Descriptor Table settings
Define new input file sets
Create new data sets to serve as input to zSecure
Produce reports about RACF profiles and resources
View the group tree of a RACF database
Produce general status and system settings reports
Report who can manage application segments
Report users based on password characteristics
Identify users with specific attributes
Report groups and their settings
Compare different users side by side to identify different connects and permissions
Compare different groups side by side to identify different permissions
Identify the sensitive resources and global writable data
Select and report general resources with their member lists
Report Global Access Checking (GAC) tables and started tasks
Report the status of digital certificates
Identify inconsistencies in the RACF database
Use CKGRACF to run commands for profiles that require special care
Create your own customized reports
Customize the way that RACF installation data is displayed and printed
What You Can Expect
Who Should Take This Course
This course is for RACF administrators and auditors who use the IBM Tivoli zSecure Admin ISPF panel interface.
You should have a basic knowledge of and experience with the z/OS platform and with the RACF product.
Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.
You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.
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