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PARMLIB SCHEDxx member (PPT) NOPASS and NOPASS_ALLOWBATCH support

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Article ID: 53249

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Products

ACF2 ACF2 - DB2 Option ACF2 for zVM ACF2 - z/OS ACF2 - MISC PanApt PanAudit

Issue/Introduction

Introduction: 

Reference IBM's MVS Initialization and Tuning Reference manual in the chapter for SCHEDxx, under PPT. This discusses how NOPASS and NOPASS_ALLOWBATCH can bypass security protection. PASS is the default.

 

 

 

 

 

Environment

Release: 15.0
Component: ACF2MS

Resolution

CA ACF2 does not honor NOPASS. Neither NOPASS (nor NOPASS_ALLOWBATCH) allow the program to bypass CA ACF2 security.