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Z/OS 1.9

Discussion created by ca.portal.admin on Oct 18, 2007
Latest reply on Oct 24, 2007 by ca.portal.admin
The latest addition of ""Enew"" mentions TEC433613. (Text below.) How do
you determine whether or not your site is using user key ECSA?


Title: How does z/OS 1.9 affect CA IDMS site?
Description: CA IDMS sites running in z/OS may choose to eliminate the
use of user key Extended Common Storage Area (ECSA). IBM's
AllowUserKeyCSA DIAG option was introduced in z/OS 1.8 to deal with the
potential security risk of unauthorized programs modifying CSA storage.
In z/OS 1.8 it defaults to YES (allowing user key CSA storage), but in
z/OS 1.9 it defaults to NO (disallowing user key CSA storage). See apar
QI82742
<http://supportconnect.ca.com/sc/redir.jsp?reqPage=3Dsearch&searchID=3DQ
I=
827
42> for more details.


Kay Rozeboom
State of Iowa
Information Technology Enterprise
Department of Administrative Services
Telephone: 515.281.6139 Fax: 515.281.6137
Email: Kay.Rozeboom@Iowa.Gov
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Re: Z/OS 1.9
"Thanks, Dan. We are using key 8, so will be affected. Bummer.

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