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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
05 Jun4Eweb based 2160 EUR  (excl. VAT) 
24 Jul4EHigh Wycombe  (GB)1725 GBP  (excl. VAT) 
04 Sep4Eweb based 2160 EUR  (excl. VAT)