Abstract for Security Server RACF Security Administrator's Guide

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 helps the security administrator plan for and administer the RACF® component of z/OS Security Server.

Who should read this information

Security administrators, group administrators, and other administrators who are responsible for system data security and integrity on a z/OS system should use this information for such tasks as:
  • Planning how to use RACF to increase the security of the system
  • Deciding which resources to protect
  • Performing administration tasks
  • Coordinating with administrators of other products

Readers should be familiar with RACF concepts and terminology. The readers of this manual should also be familiar with z/OS systems.

RACF overview information can be obtained from the RACF home page.