• Subject: Re: AS/400 Security FAQs
  • From: James Turnbull <jamest@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Jul 1998 14:16:31 +1000
  • Organization: ITG

Subba Rao wrote:


>  Are there any AS/400 Security FAQs? I am a AS/400 newbie. I am
> assigned the
> task of tightening the security on 4 AS/400 production servers. The
> key goals
> are to,

IBM has an AS/400 Security Toolkit (with some security tools on a CD
with it).  The text of the Toolkit I think is on the IBM AS/400 Service
website.  It is a good starter book.  Security on the 400 is a complex
thing.  I'd plan and test extensively before implementation.  One of our
operators changed the authorities on a transaction logging file and
locked out 1000 employees (in a call centre at that) from updating
customer information.  Ooops.

James Turnbull
AS/Tech Consulting


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Curse, bless me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

-Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night


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