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How to access Netmaster region when no Userid is available with valid password and SEC=NO (no security exit) is specified in RUNSYSIN member.


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CMDB for z/OS NetSpy Network Performance NetMaster Network Automation SOLVE NetMaster Network Management for SNA NetMaster Network Management for TCP/IP NetMaster File Transfer Management SOLVE:Operations Automation SOLVE:Access Session Management SOLVE:FTS


On occasion the Netmaster password is not known, or no admin user exists and the UAMS file has to be recreated.
This is suitable if you are using a partial security exit or no security exit.
This document describes how to correct this situation. 



All Netmaster and SOLVE products


  1. Define Backup UAMS
  2. Repro Production UAMS to Backup
  3. Shut down NetMaster
  4. Edit the  RUNSYSIN.  Change your security to PPREF='SEC=NO' .  Note current setting.
  5. Del/Def Production UAMS
  6. Start NetMaster
  7. Do Initial Logon - Userid INSTALL Password 99999999
  8. Define your user as the Admin Uid - /UAMS option A. Follow the instructions in this link for how to set the fields:
  9. Shut down NetMaster
  10. Change RUNSYSIN back to PPREF='SEC=xxxx'  where xxxx is the value it contained prior to setting it to 'NO'.
  11. Repro from Backup to new Prod UAMS
  12. Start NetMaster

Additional Information

Here is some sample JCL for the repro

//COPY JOB ,'your name',CLASS=class,TIME=(mm,ss),LINES=lines 
/*ROUTE  PRINT node.location                                 
// EXEC PGM=IDCAMS                                           
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=A                                       
//indd  DD DSN= ... (describes the input data set)           
//outdd DD DSN= ... (describes the output data set)          
//SYSIN DD *                                                 
REPRO -                                                      
  INFILE(indd) -                                             
  OUTFILE(outdd)  NOREPLACE                                

Here is some sample JCL for the delete

//DELETE JOB (acctg info),CLASS=class.MSGCLASS=class,NOTIFY=your userid 
//DELETE EXEC PGM=IDCAMS                                    
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*                                      
//SYSIN DD *                                                
 DELETE (dataset name)                       
 IF LASTCC EQ 8 THEN SET MAXCC=0