Securing the IFS remains a mystery to most, but with more confidential data being stored in the IFS, it’s time to figure it out.
By Carol Woodbury
Even though the IFS has been part of the system since V3R6, most administrators have never understood how or why it should be secured. However confusing it might seem, it should not be ignored. Most organizations have at least one directory that contains confidential information that should be secured. Let me see if I can clear up some confusion so that you can take steps to secure your confidential data residing in the IFS.