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Exploiting the Advanced Features of RACF (ES88G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

This intermediate course is for Security personnel and RACF support personnel responsible for implementing RACF, administering RACF, or both.


You should have:

  • RACF administration skills (obtained by attending Effective RACF Administration BE87 or Basics of z/OS RACF Administration ES19), or equivalent experience.

Course Content

This course teaches you how to implement some of the advanced facilities available in RACF. Through a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on lab exercises, you will learn how to establish an RRSF environment, including using RRSF facilities to administer security of remote RACF databases from a single centralized location, allowing users to synchronize password changes among several associated userids, using RRSF facilities to automatically maintain synchronization of two or more separate RACF databases. Other major functions that you will study include RACF sysplex data sharing and sysplex communication, RACF support for z/OS UNIX, DB2 security using RACF, Network Job Entry (NJE) security, operator commands, program control and backup, recovery of the RACF database, PassTickets, digital certificatesand program signature.

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,690.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 4,500.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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02/01/2017 - 06/01/2017 Hamburg Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
27/02/2017 - 03/03/2017 Munich Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
08/05/2017 - 12/05/2017 Düsseldorf
19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017 Berlin
14/08/2017 - 18/08/2017 Frankfurt
27/02/2017 - 03/03/2017 Vienna (iTLS)