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Securing the root directory in the IFS

How should one go about securing the root directory in the IFS? What considerations should be reviewed, and what are some good "rules of thumb" for sites?

The short answer is that you should set the *PUBLIC authority of '/' to Data authorities (DTAAUT) *RX and Object Authorities (OBJAUT) to *NONE. For the complete story, you might try the following security patrol article: Security Considerations for the Integrated File System.

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