What DCAS provides

In general, DCAS provides a service for returning a PassTicket. A PassTicket is like a password and can be used to log on to z/OS® applications. RACF® provides PassTicket support using the PTKTDATA class. To understand PassTickets and using the secured signon function, see z/OS Security Server RACF Security Administrator's Guide. The type of information DCAS returns depends upon the type of information requested by the client. Also, DCAS configuration controls what type of information is allowed to be provided.

DCAS provides two types of information: