Are there any CA Common Services for z/OS CAIENF component features we can leverage if RACF is used as our security package?

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CIS COMMON SERVICES FOR Z/OS 90S SERVICES DATABASE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR DB2 FOR Z/OS COMMON PRODUCT SERVICES COMPONENT Common Services Datacom/AD CA ECOMETER SERVER COMPONENT FOC EASYTRIEVE REPORT GENERATOR FOR COMMON SERVICES INFOCAI MAINTENANCE IPC UNICENTER JCLCHECK COMMON COMPONENT Mainframe VM Product Manager CHORUS SOFTWARE MANAGER CA ON DEMAND PORTAL CA Service Desk Manager - Unified Self Service PAM CLIENT FOR LINUX ON MAINFRAME MAINFRAME CONNECTOR FOR LINUX ON MAINFRAME GRAPHICAL MANAGEMENT INTERFACE WEB ADMINISTRATOR FOR TOP SECRET Xpertware Compress Data Compression for MVS Compress Data Compression for Fujitsu

Issue/Introduction

The CAIENF component can be set up to provide security for different OEM software packages such as CICS, DB2, and Unix.  Are there any interface(s) with RACF? 



Can clients who have RACF as their security package activate any interfaces from CAIENF?

Environment

z/OS, CA Common Services z/OS

Resolution

The security interface provided by any of the ENF features will only interact with either CA ACF2 or CA Top Secret.   RACF cannot interface with ENFCICS, SPAWN, ENFDB2, OR ENFUSS... 
Avoid installing/maintaining CAIENF/CICS, 
CAIENF/CICS SPAWN, CAIENF/DB2, CAIENF/USS