• Subject: RE: Changing subsytem sign-on
  • From: cmassoglia@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Charles L. Massoglia)
  • Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 09:26:35 -0400

Neil,

We did this at COMMON to allow people to enter requirements using a specific
ID to sign on remotely but not permitting anyone else to sign on using these
remote devices.  It works great.


>
>Haven't tried this, but what if  you created a new subsystem containing 
>the generic QPADEV* workstation entry, then set *PUBLIC authority to 
>this subsystem to *EXCLUDE, and authorized only the userid you want ?
>
>
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>-----Original Message-----
>From:  Gary Feinstein [SMTP:gfeinste@planethollywood.com]
>Sent:  October 23, 1997 10:53
>To:    MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>Subject:       Re: Changing subsytem sign-on
>
>Neil,
>       Actually, I am shutting down QINTER for the purpose of not letting any
>users other than myself gain access to the system.  In the past I had
>users processing during EOD, causing locks on files, holding up my EOD
>jobs.  So, creating a generic QPADEV* workstation entry wont work. 
> Nice
>try though.
>:-(
>Gary
>
>> I use QPGMR instead.  Have QPGMR subsystem contain a workstation 
>entry
>> for QPADEV*  and if the backup fails for some reason and QINTER isn't
>> started when I connect in I get a signon display in QPGMR.
>> Now YES this DOES mean others could do the same, but our sole reason 
>for
>> ending QINTER is to make sure no locks are left on objects so the 
>backup
>> will be complete, and no one but me is stupidf enough to be signing 
>on
>> at 3am anyway, so I don't care.  If this suits you also then give it 
>a
>> try.
>> Yes - if you leave QPGMR subsystem up during the day other jobs may 
>get
>> signon displays here because of the workstation entry, so you could
>> either end QPGMR during the day, or set up another subsystem that is
>> only active when QINTER is down (maybe start this subsystem in the
>> dayend job just prior to ENDSBS QINTER, and after the STRSBS QINTER 
>runs
>> in the day-end job do an ENDSBS whateversubsystemyouuse *CNTRLD.
>>

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