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May 14, 2004
When a user attempts to perform an operation on an object, the system verifies that the user has adequate authority for the operation. The system first checks authority to the library or directory path that contains the object. If the authority to ...
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System i/OS 6.1 provides new password security tools that can tighten up security in your AS/400 shop. Rich Loeber shares his favorite new password security tools and describes their implementation. Continue Reading
Encrypting files on iSeries is no trivial undertaking. Using vendor technologies such as those from Linoma Software and nuBridges may be easier than cobbling it all together with IBM tools. Continue Reading
This organized list will guide you along your way to maintaining a secure iSeries system. Undoubtedly, the iSeries is one of the most secure platforms out there, but don't be mistaken in thinking that it is untouchable. Address the basic security ... Continue Reading
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A firewall should be the first line of defense to protect your IBM i system, but not the only security measure you take. Rich Loeber counsels you to not ignore the enemy within. Build strong object level controls and restrict *ALLJOB access. Continue Reading
Backups need to be just as physically secure as the System i. Managing a log system for backup tapes, retiring old tapes, and validating third-party storage services are part of what it takes to ensure security with your AS/400 backups. Continue Reading
Any security officers working with IBM System i need to organize a security incident response system to handle incidents of varying severity. Continue Reading
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As remote access through FTP or iSeries Access becomes the standard, the system history log and exit point solutions are two options for tracking users on the AS/400. Continue Reading
Use the the iSeries QSYSOPR message to look for any errors in passwords when running a program on the iSeries that transfers data to a spreadsheet on a Windows share. Continue Reading
To control remote access via network connections on the AS/400, the most secure solution is implementation of the exit point controls in the operating system. The server controls serve as gatekeepers to your iSeries, checking IP addresses of remote ... Continue Reading