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rashisaxena

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:31 pm    Post subject: How to protect a dataset
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Hi,

I want to protect my dataset in such a way that only one particular job can read it.

How can I do this. Please provide your valuable suggestions.

Thanks
Rashi
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to protect a mainframe dataset
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Quote:
Please provide your valuable suggestions.


whatever solution we could provide, might not agree with Your organization standards

what is wrong in asking Your support ?
if You have the business need they will be glad to help You in this requirement
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:56 pm    Post subject: Re: How to protect a dataset
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rashisaxena wrote:
I want to protect my dataset in such a way that only one particular job can read it.
I'm not sure what made someone to comeup with such a requirement, please help me understand ?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2010 5:30 pm    Post subject:
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You need to define what you mean by 'protect'. Do you mean via security access, or do you mean in terms of scheduling (e.g. CA7 constraints), disposition in JCL (DISP=OLD), shareoptions in VSAM?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:19 pm    Post subject:
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Maybe another case of the "I don't want my work mates to see what I've done " syndrome ?
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2010 8:15 pm    Post subject:
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And, I believe you did not mean "How to create password protected dataset?"

Yes?

Password protection is STRONGLY DISCOURAGED nowadays. One reason being, out of many others, it will certainly prevent automated backups. When storage guys encounter password protected datasets from the HSM error report, they'll typically zap the VTOC to remove password protection, and then remove the dataset and then it can not be restored ever.

If it's very necessary, speak with the security support people and follow they guidelines on protecting datasets.
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