To manage the authorities to objects in the IFS, you can use either green-screen CL commands or the Navigator for i interface.
By Carol Woodbury
Editor's Note: This article is excerpted from chapter 7 of IBM i Security Administration and Compliance: Third Edition, by Carol Woodbury.
The WRKAUT (Work with Authority), CHGAUT (Change Authority), and DSPAUT (Display Authority) commands provide the green-screen interface. When issuing these commands, you identify the object by specifying a pathname rather than using the traditional library_name/object_name *objtype naming convention you’re accustomed to. For example, to work with the authorities to the object proj1.txt in the directory /home/cjw/projects, you’d use this command: