• From: "Steve Glanstein" <mic@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 07:45:49 -1000


I agree...We've had to open up RST* to an authorization list because the
public authority exclude concept creates too many chiefs.

Steve Glanstein

>Originally (when this stuff was designed) just about anyone could restore 
>anything.  Now you need *ALLOBJ authority to restore something (which is a

>pain in the ass).  So when I use these commands, I sign on with a profile 
>(available on both systems) that has *ALLOBJ authority.

>IMHO, IBM is requiring *ALLOBJ for too many things.  This causes too many 
>users to assign themselves *ALLOBJ authority, which defeats the whole 
>purpose of security in the first place.
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