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SAVSYS Special Authority

I am a technology auditor with some exposure to OS/400. My environment has a "development" 400 and a "production" 400. Access to the development box is fairly open. If someone has *SAVSYS Special Authority to the production box, can they write a new program on the development computer (with the same name as a program on the production computer) and overwrite the program on production with unauthorized code by "restoring" it?

If the user doesn't have ownership, or object existence authority, they cannot restore over the object, if it already exists. Make sure they don't own or have authority to the object through a group profile.


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