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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 1:45 pm    Post subject: password protected dataset
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How to create password protected dataset??
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 1:54 pm    Post subject: Reply to: password protected dataset
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password protection is STRONGLY DISCOURAGED/FORBIDDEN nowadays...

it will certainly prevent automated backups

Speak whit the security support people and
follow they guidelines on protecting datasets
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply to: password protected dataset
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I am not going to protect any dataset but i just want to know is it done by running some jcl or like some options as 3.2 or 3.4 from the main screen or it could be done a the time of allocation of a dataset... i dont want the process i want only to know that bywat means it is done..
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Reply to: password protected dataset
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you can do that through a jcl or even while creating a dataset
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:41 am    Post subject:
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Don't even go there.

As a storage guy, when I encounter password protected datasets from the HSM error report, I zap the VTOC to remove password protection, and then blat the dataset. Usually the idiot that password protected his dataset comes and asks if I can restore it. The answer is always "NO - it was password protected so wasn't backed up"
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:21 am    Post subject:
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I once had a coworker ask me about password protecting a dataset. I told him resumes and football pools weren't allowed on the mainframe. After that he didn't have any interest in it.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:20 am    Post subject:
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Thank u guys for ur kind reply.... i traversed through almost all the options in my mainframe screen but i could not find any option like setting password for a dataset so only asked....
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:17 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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Thank u guys for ur kind reply.... i traversed through almost all the options in my mainframe screen but i could not find any option like setting password for a dataset so only asked....
You're welcome icon_smile.gif

Hopefully, the replies explain why this is either discouraged or completely prohibited.

The proper way to control access to a dataset is using the already in-place security on your system.
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