In an article by Rich Loeber about raising the level of your iSeries security. The author notes, "Moving from level...
30 and higher is fairly easy and just requires that you make the change to the system value and perform an IPL. If you are uncertain about your third-party software, you can activate audit logging for a few weeks before you make the change and then review the logs to see if there are any potential problems at level 40 or 50." This sounds like a great unobtrusive planning step that I would want to implement, but it doesn't explain further. What am I looking for in audit logging and how do it activate it?
You are right. While not complex, there are a few details you need to consider before moving to security level 40. Here's an MCPressOnline Security Patrol .r2vsa6Cn84f.3@.6ae55a97>article that I wrote that provides more details.
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