Experts agree that one of the most overlooked areas of IBM i security is the Integrated File System. Available since V3R1, the IFS provides access for users carrying nothing more than a user profile and password, so it better be secure! If you believe nothing important is stored on your server's IFS, think again, because it's a conduit to many things, including the Operating System and all of your application libraries and files.
Watch this important session to learn about securing the IFS, including:
- Why do we care about the IFS?
- Permissions versus Authority
- Root folder access
- Auditing IFS activities
- Read/Write versus *ALLOBJ
- Anti-Virus Considerations
See how Powertech Exit Point Manager for IBM i can help you protect the IFS.