*SPLCTL special authority
Spool control (*SPLCTL) special authority allows the user to perform all spool control functions, such as changing, deleting, displaying, holding and releasing spooled files.
The user can perform these functions on all output queues, regardless of any authorities for the output queue or the OPRCTL parameter for the output queue. *SPLCTL special authority also allows the user to manage job queues, including holding, releasing, and clearing the job queue. The user can perform these functions on all job queues, regardless of any authorities for the job queue or the OPRCTL parameter for the job queue.
Risks: The user with *SPLCTL special authority can perform any operation on any spooled file in the system. Confidential spooled files cannot be protected from a user with *SPLCTL special authority.