Basics of z/OS RACF Administration (ES19G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Profil słuchaczy

This basic course is for those who are new to z/OS and the RACF and responsible for security administration using the RACF element of the z/OS Security Server. Those who need to implement some of the more advanced features of the RACF might want to attend one or more of the following courses:

  • Effective RACF Administration (BE87G)
  • Implementing RACF Security for CICS (ES84G)
  • Exploiting the Advanced Features of RACF (ES88G)


You should have:

  • Some familiarity with z/OS system facilities (beneficial).

Background material needed to proceed is presented the first day.

Cel szkolenia

  • 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
  • Identify the security requirements of a system
  • Use the basic facilities and features of RACF
  • Define users to RACF
  • Set up a RACF group structure
  • Use RACF to protect resources
  • Select a base set of options to tailor RACF

Program szkolenia

This course begins with an introduction to the z/OS environment, TSO and ISPF/PDF, batch processing, and z/OS data sets. Hands-on labs allow you to gain experience with viewing and allocating data sets, submitting a batch job, and viewing job output. After the introduction to z/OS, you will then learn, through lecture and exercises, 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.

Classroom training
Modality: G

Trwa 4,5 dni

Cena (excl. tax)
  • Polska: 3.300,- €
Online training
Modality: U

Trwa 4,5 dni

Cena (excl. tax)
  • Polska: 3.300,- €
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2019-07-29 - 2019-08-02 Monachium Enroll
2019-09-09 - 2019-09-13 Hamburg Enroll
2019-10-28 - 2019-11-01 Münster Enroll
2019-12-16 - 2019-12-20 Frankfurt Enroll
2019-10-14 - 2019-10-18 Online training Time zone: Europe/Paris Język szkolenia: Français Enroll
2019-10-14 - 2019-10-18 Paris Enroll
2019-09-30 - 2019-10-04 Basel Enroll
2019-12-16 - 2019-12-20 Bern Enroll
This is an Instructor-Led Online course

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