Smart Security Administrator is the easiest RACF administrative package available, SSA goes one step further by enhancing the user experience compared to other products. SSA is an extremely effective merging of Ease-of-Use and Power. A smarter and more sophisticated product means administrators and auditors alike can easily become acclimated and productive at new levels. SSA will assist the security administrator, security coordinator or auditor to effectively maintain and audit RACF information with concise reporting, command generation and ease of use.
SSA is engineered to save the administrator at least 30% of their time by eliminating or expediting those tasks that can be arduous or lengthily in time. With SSA, you are freed up to pursue those items that you may have put aside because of time restraints. SSA will make you a better administrator, coordinator or auditor.
SSA-TDA - TSO Direct Administration is an optional component of SSA. With SSA-TDA can administer RACF from TSO directly without granting Group SPECIAL Global SPECIAL, or any other RACF authority that could potentially compromise security.
SSA can administer RACF from TSO directly without granting Group SPECIAL, Global SPECIAL, or any other RACF authority that could potentially compromise security. SSA-TDA also allows security administrators to do the following:
Security for TSO Direct Administration functions are protected on two levels. The first level is the ‘Authority’ profile. This type of profile determines what profiles a user may affect. The table show below lists the format for a general ‘Authority’ profile, and the specific "Authority" profile that protects global SPECIAL users.