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Basics of z/OS RACF Administration


Description: 

Learn how to administer the z/OS Security Server Resource Access Control Facility (RACF). Get an introduction to the z/OS environment, Time Sharing Option (TSO) and Interactive System Productivity Facility / Program Development Facility (ISPF/PDF), batch processing, and z/OS data sets. Gain experience with z/OS by viewing, and allocating datasets, submitting a batch job, and viewing job output. Learn how to use basic RACF command parameters, and panels, to define users and groups, protect general resources, z/OS data sets, and choose a basic set of RACF options.

Course Materials:

  • The course materials cover z/OS Security Server RACF.

Hands-On Labs:

  • Nine labs are included to address logging on to the z/OS system, working with z/OS data sets, submitting batch jobs to z/OS, using System Display and Search Facility (SDSF) to view jobs in the system, defining a RACF group structure, RACF user administration, delegating security administration, protecting z/OS data sets, and using RACF for TSO administration.

Hands-on lab projects may be done in teams depending on the number of attendees and location.

There is also an instructor-led online version of this course: Basics of z/OS RACF Administration - ILO (EZ191)

Audience:

This is a basic course for individuals who are new to z/OS and the z/OS Security Server RACF and who administration security using the RACF element of the z/OS Security Server.

Skills taught:

  • Understand the basic features and concepts of zSeries architecture and of the z/OS operating system as they relate to security administration
  • Describe the allocation process for data sets in the z/OS environment
  • Understand how programs access data sets and how RACF security interacts in that process
  • Identify the security requirements of an z/OS system
  • Use basic facilities and features of RACF
  • Define new users and groups to RACF
  • Use RACF to protect z/OS data sets and general resources
  • Select a base set of options to tailor RACF

 
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Prerequisite: 

Some familiarity with z/OS system facilities is beneficial. Background material needed to proceed is presented the first day.

 
   
     
Duration: 
4.5 Days  
     
     

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Course Schedule
  Start Date  City  Price  
 9/25/2017
 $3795
 12/18/2017
 $3795

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Comments on the Course

  • This course is intended for customers with either S/390 or zSeries servers and is part of the z/OS curriculum.