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Possible to restrict *SAVSYS special authority?

Is it possible to restrict iSeries users who have *SAVSYS special authority from saving or restoring over some highly sensitive objects? Read what security expert Carol Woodbury says.

Some users have *SAVSYS special authority. Is it possible to restrict them from saving or restoring over some highly sensitive objects?
Unfortunately, once you give a user *SAVSYS special authority, there is no way to prevent them from saving or restoring any object on the system.


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