Expert Security Administrator

The instructions and information provided to assist you in implementing the SSL/TLS protocol assume that you have an expert z/OS® security administrator who is familiar with the terms associated with digital certificates and has experience using the tools required to generate and manage certificates, including:

  • UNIX System Services
  • IBM® ICSF application and Crypto Hardware device
  • System security applications, for example, gskkyman, RACF®, CA-Top Secret, or CA-ACF2
  • Security terminology associated with digital certificates (see Terminology and Security Applications for SSL and TLS Certificates)
  • Working knowledge of the IBM Connect:Direct® application and its environment