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Mainframe Basics for Security Professionals: Getting Started with RACF by Tim Hahn, Mark Nelson, Barbara Vander Weele, Ori Pomerantz

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Chapter 2. Users and Groups

In this chapter, you learn how to create users and groups using RACF.

Creating a User

The easiest way to control RACF is from the ISPF menus. Select Programs from the main ISPF menu. A list of applications is displayed, one of which is RACF. Enter the appropriate number to select RACF. In this installation, the application number happens to be 1, as shown in Figure 2.1. If numerous applications are shown, you might need to scroll down by pressing F8 to locate the RACF application. You can press F7 to scroll back up.

RACF in the ISPF programs menu

Figure 2.1. RACF in the ISPF programs menu

This selection takes you to the main RACF menu, shown in Figure ...

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