Forty years of RACF!

  • September 2013, z/OS Version 2 Release 1 Security Server
    • RACF Remote Sharing Facility Enhancements
      • Support for TCP/IP V6
      • Comments in the RACF parameter library
      • TLS 1.2 cipher suite support
    • New RACF Health Check: RACF_CERTIFICATE_EXPIRATION
    • Updated RACF Health Check: RACF_SENSITIVE_RESOURCES
    • Certificate issuer distinguished name, subject distinguished names, and signature algorithms in IRRDBU00 output
    • &RACUID in home directory path name
  • October  2014, APAR OA43999 (available for z/OS V1R12, z/OS V1R13, z/OS V2R1)
    • KDFAES password support
    • Additional special characters
    • Password phrase only users
  • September 2015, z/OS Version 2 Release 2
    • Read-only auditor (ROAUDIT)
    • Elimination of the need for an ICHDEX01 exit to eliminate the RACF masking algorith
    • ADDUSER will no longer assign a default password
    • RACLINK support of password phrases 
    • RRSF unidirectional node
    • RRSF dynamic main node switch
    • SUPERUSER.FILESYS.DIRSRCH support 
    • z/OS UNIX file system execution control
    • IRRDBU00 requires only READ authority to input databases if PARM=NOLOCKINPUT specified
    • RACDCERT granular authority

 



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