Category Archives for "Authority"

Jul 21

I love a big fat spliff

AS400 , Authority , IBM i , iSeries

Yes thats right. *SPLFS. IBM Spool Files. I sample several spliffs every day, so I want to keep them secure: Spool files and Printer security Question: I want to set up user profile who just can display spool file but who can not delete it. Answer 1. Spool file security is quite a bit different […]

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Jul 21

Adopting and Elevating IBM i Authority using *OWNER

Authority , IBM i

Adopting authority on IBM i, iSeries and AS400 can be a very dangerous thing, but if its implemented properly its really quite cool. #discuss 😉 Adopting Authority on IBM i Question: Is there an easy way of finding all programs in all user libraries that use adopted authority? The DSPPGM command doesn’t allow for *ALL […]

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Jul 21

as400 meets the internet

AS400 , Authority , IBM i , iSeries

More snippets of archaic and mostly outdated stuff… but worth saving online because I’m contsantly amazed by the lax security setup at some shops I visit: AS/400 and Internet Security: Question: What security level (30, 40, or 50) is adequate for an AS/400 on the Internet? Answer 1. Levels 40 and 50 will have little […]

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