May 10, 2019
- LEAD ARTICLE: TechTip: Streamline Authority Collection with IBM Db2 Web Query, Part 1
- FEATURED ARTICLE: New Release! What New Security Features Does IBM i V7R4 Bring Us?
- NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Raz-Lee Security Announces ICAP Client for iSecurity Anti-Virus
- WEBCAST: Affordable Power for IBM i Query, Reporting, and Analytics
- MC VIDEO SHOWCASE: Design an Invoice in 10 Minutes
- EVENT: May 20th OCEAN Meeting
Are you using IBM’s Authority Collection tool to find possible security exposures? If not, you should be! Now you can use IBM Db2 Web Query to quickly and easily analyze the large amount of collection detail.
By Bill Vientos
The Authority Collection feature available in IBM i 7.3 is robust and simple to use. The collection provides incredible insight to your applications without creating a performance impact. Coupled with IBM i Services via SQL, it’s a powerful system administration toolset. Unfortunately, depending on the complexity of your application or the number of active user collections you are running, the collection can contain a massive amount of detail.
IBM has taken more steps to keep the IBM i super securable.
By Carol Woodbury
IBM recently announced a new release—V7R4—and with it some new integrated security features you’ll want to take advantage of. Let’s take a look at the top three features.
Service Tool Commands
IBM has externalized some of the system configuration options found in System Service Tools (SST) as well as the service tool ID configuration options by making them CL commands. This is in direct response to requests from organizations running large numbers of IBM i partitions and having the need to perform remote management rather than sign in to each instance separately. You can now create, change, and delete a Service Tool ID using the appropriate command (CRT/CHG/DLTSSTUSR). Using the Display or Change SST Security Attributes (DSP/CHGSSTSECA) commands, you can display or modify the system configuration settings, such as the ability to lock system values, the password rules for the SST service tool ID, and more.
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