NEEDS HELP CHOOSING NM SECURITY SOLUTION

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CA NetMaster Network Automation CA NetMaster Network Management for SNA CA NetMaster Network Management for TCP/IP CA NetMaster File Transfer Management

Issue/Introduction

Our colleague on the field explained that this new customer defined some userIDs on UAMS (User ID Access Maintenance System) 

to start up the NetMaster region. Now they want to use their RACF userIDs in NetMaster. Help is needed to choose the NM Security

Solution for them to use.

Cause

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Environment

OS : z/OS

Release : 12.2

Component : Unicenter NetMaster Management Services

Resolution

I told our colleague that PARTSAF is no longer being used--and that she should use NMSAF in NetMaster.
 
 
Later on I said: I checked the various places on the NetMaster documentation about NMSAF.  This  should
 
help you:

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This is the documentation order on the NM Shared Content Library 12.2 to be reviewed:
 
 
1. Using the NMSAF Security Solution:
 
 
2. How you Implement NMSAF:
 
 
It links to:
 
2.1 Define Your User Groups:
 
 
2.2 Model Your User Groups:
 
 
NOTE: On this page it says (on item 2.):
 
Issue commands to define and activate the resources in your external security system. Give all users who access your region PERMIT    privileges
 
with (at least) READ access to the appropriate resource. At this point you can use the RACF information you mentioned          from this other page:
 
 
2.3 Enable NMSAF
 
 
It links to:
 
2.3.1 SXCTL Parameter File