MTC-DBM UI encounters the error PXMD999E USER AUTHENTICATION has failed

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Article ID: 224593

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Products

CA Detector for DB2 for z/OS

Issue/Introduction

After logging into the MTC-DBM UI and selecting the TS option (or any option) the error 'PXMD999E USER AUTHENTICATION has Failed' occurs. 

Review of the PXMDS job output shows:  The generation of the PassTicket Failed

Cause

Missing RACF permissions for XNET APPL PassTicket setup

Environment

Release : 20.0

Component : CA Detector for DB2 for z/OS

Resolution

The following RACF commands provided Pass Ticket generation for the ESM STC ID and for the individual userIDs  using the MTC-UI:

SETROPTS CLASSACT(APPL)                      
SETROPTS GENERIC(PTKTDATA)                   
SETROPTS CLASSACT(PTKTDATA) RACLIST(PTKTDATA)

PERMIT IRRPTAUTH.DB2TOOLS.* CLASS(PTKTDATA) ID(CAESM) ACCESS(READ,UPDATE)

RDEFINE PTKTDATA IRRPTAUTH.DB2TOOLS.IBMCMOC OWNER(CAUSR) UACC(NONE)                                                                 
PERMIT IRRPTAUTH.DB2TOOLS.IBMCMOC ID(CAUSR) CLASS(PTKTDATA) ACCESS(UPDATE)              
                                              
SETROPTS RACLIST(PTKTDATA) REFRESH             

Note:

The commands applying to the individual user can be defined for a group in the event they don't want to deal with individual access getting addressed for each id every time.