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How to set password for the dataset

 
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pavithraa

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:14 pm    Post subject: How to set password for the dataset
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could anyone please tell me how to set password for the dataset.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:33 pm    Post subject:
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DON'T DO IT, You can cause far more problems than you think by trying to use this to protect a resource.

What do you need to do, and we can probably tell you the security commands to protect what you need to do.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2007 1:39 pm    Post subject:
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no just to know how to protect the dataset by a password...
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:22 pm    Post subject:
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Use RACF. Most sites have an entry point (panel) for non-admin types that allow you to provide security on your datasets. Use PF1 - Help - if you don't understand a panel.

Most of the requests to 'know how to protect a DS with a password' stem from wanting to hide all the requester's work.

as expat said, password protection is not advised on the MF. It works much differently than on a PC.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2007 3:30 pm    Post subject:
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Here are links to DS password protection:

VSAM DS

non-VSAM DS
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