Other Names:

z/OS Security Server

Categories:

Security

Status:

 Active

Vendor:

IBM

Platforms:

z/OS  z/VM  

Short Description:

Mainframe security product
 

Detail:

Resource Access Control Facility (RACF). IBM External Security Manager (ESM) for the mainframe. Developed in 1976 in response to the 1974 SHARE Security and Data Management project's requirement whitepaper. z/VM support added in 1984 with RACF/VM PRPQ (now RACF).

Originally a separate product. Now an optional component of z/OS.


Entry last updated: 17-Dec-2012