Patrik:

I don't have time at the moment to elaborate but IBM i has more ability to
control access to any object, IFS or QSYS filesystem, than Unix systems do.
(A Mainframe running RACF and its variants, it can secure files extremely
well)

If you look you have object management plus object access attributes on IBM
i. Unix has file access and a switch to determine if it's a data file or
executable. Then there's the access auditing thing too.

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Jim Oberholtzer
Agile Technology Architects

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From: MIDRANGE-L <midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of Patrik
Schindler
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:28 AM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: NFS as IFS replacement?

Hello Jim,

Am 14.11.2019 um 15:35 schrieb midrangel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:

The IFS itself is inherently slower than other file systems due to the
object oriented nature and better security of the IFS and IBM i.

May I kindly ask you to elaborate on "better security"? Compared to what?

:wq! PoC

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