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Enhancing the security of the Distributed DataManager database

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Article ID: 216240

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Products

CA Spectrum

Issue/Introduction

How to enhance the security of the Distributed Data Manager database on windows platform

Environment

Spectrum - 20.2.x/10.4.x

OS - Windows

Resolution

- Log in as Administrator.

- Use Windows Explorer to navigate to the the following directory:
$SPECROOT/SS/DDM
 
- Right-click the ".configrc" file and select Properties.
 
- Click the Security tab, examine the Permissions panel, and click the Advanced button.
 
- Make sure that only Administrator or DX NetOps Spectrum Users groups are listed.
 
Note:
If you see entries for “Everyone” or any other person or group, delete them. It might be necessary to clear the setting that allows inheritable permissions from the parent to propagate to child objects. This setting is under the Advanced options for permissions.