Abstract for Security Server RACF Command Language Reference

This information supports z/OS (5650-ZOS) and describes Resource Access Control Facility (RACF), which is part of z/OS Security Server.

Purpose of this information  

This information describes the syntax and the functions of the commands for RACF®. The commands are presented in alphabetical order, and the operands within each command description are presented alphabetically. Exceptions occur where operands are positional, where alternative operands are grouped together or wherever alternative operand grouping is more practical for easier understanding.

Additional topics contain information on generic and discrete profiles for data sets and general resources, as well as a list of the RACF classes.

Who should read this information  

This information is intended for RACF-defined users who are responsible for creating, updating, or maintaining the profiles for users, groups, data sets, and general resources in the RACF database.

Readers must be familiar with the RACF concepts and terminology. Many RACF functions also require you to understand the more detailed descriptions in z/OS Security Server RACF Security Administrator's Guide.