Securing USS directories

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

Securing USS directories.

Question:

How can you secure USS directories?

 

Answer:

There two methods to secure USS file systems:
1, Using USS native security where TSS is out of the picture and not involved.
2. Using CA Top Secret HFS security, where you let CA Top Secret secure the file system.

CA Top Secret HFS security is documented at the following link:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-top-secret-for-z-os/16-0/en/using/controlling-access-to-the-hierarchical-file-system/hfs-control-using-ca-saf-hfs-security