Currently, the userid related to the Netmaster Region STC is defined as a superuser with UID(0). Can UID(0) be safely removed, without losing any functionality that is currently available? What are the security requirements?
Release : 12.2
Component : CA NetMaster Network Management for TCP/IP
NetMaster no longer requires UID(0) access.
Here are the NetMaster documentation sections that outline what is needed as a replacement.
If you are implementing daemon processing for user level authorization, then the region STC must be a superuser.
For more information about OMVS UID numbers, see the IBM UNIX System Services Planning guide.
It would be good to review the entire section, but below you can find the subsections that talk about Superuser authority.
You may already have them defined correctly, but it's good to verify.
Configure the user ID assigned to the NetMaster SSI (NMSSI) as follows:
The user ID assigned to the NETMASTER SSI (NMSSI):
This is relevant only if you are running the Netmaster File Transfer Management product.
You can use one of the following methods to grant the NMFTP Monitor region access to Network Management Interface (NMI) API SMF records:
If you want to ensure the highest level of security, define the SERVAUTH profile name EZB.NETMGMT. SERVAUTH is the recommended method.