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RACF administration and auditing


This course introduces students to the concepts, terminology, commands, and procedures involved in administering and auditing a RACF secured system. All major aspects of RACF administration and auditing are covered.

Main topics

  • Introduction
  • Planning for Security
  • The Group Structure
  • The RACF Commands
  • Defining RACF Groups
  • Defining Users
  • Connecting Users to Groups
  • Dataset Profiles
  • General Resource Profiles
  • Special RACF Features
  • The SETROPTS Command
  • RACF Remote Sharing Facility
  • RACF and Sysplex
  • Auditing RACF
  • RACF Utility Programs

Intended for

This course will benefit RACF Administrators, RACF Auditors, help desk personnel, and anyone requiring a knowledge of RACF administration principles and practices. It is of particular benefit to those new to RACF administration or auditing.


Participants need a basic understanding of MVS job processing. No previous RACF experience is assumed.

Training method

Lecturing and exercises. The course can be run with either online labs (if a suitable environment is available) or with paper based labs (if online access is not available).

Course leader

RSM Technology.


4 days.


You can enrol by clicking on a date
datedur.lang.  location  price
24 Jul4EHigh Wycombe  (GB)1725 GBP  (excl. VAT) 
21 Aug4Eweb based 2160 EUR  (excl. VAT) 
11 Sep4EHigh Wycombe  (GB)1725 GBP  (excl. VAT) 
20 Nov4EHigh Wycombe  (GB)1725 GBP  (excl. VAT)