In z/OS R11, a new REXX interface called IRRXUTIL was provided to the extract functions of the R_admin callable service (IRRSEQ00). IRRXUTIL is a program which is called from a REXX exec. It invokes R_admin in problem state and builds a set of stem variables based on a stem name and optional prefix provided by the caller, and on the set of segments and fields defined in a RACF profile. RACF SETROPTS settings can also be returned.

This page contains a number of sample REXX programs which illustrate the features of IRRXUTIL. In many cases, they demonstrate some ability that has actually been requested (but not provided) in actual customer requirements. We hope you will find them helpful.

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You can download these files either by using your browser or by using anonymous file transfer protocol (ftp). From your browser, select "file" and "save as". For anonymous ftp, use the site This sample exit can be found in the directory /eserver/zseries/zos/racf/irrxutil/. Full installation instructions are in irrxutilReadMe.pdf.

We welcome your comments and questions. Please direct them to the RACF-L mailing list. Subscription information for RACF-L can be found from the RACF-L Discussion List Page.


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