Two Tips Are Better Than One
November 10, 2010 Patrick Botz
In my two previous tips, I discussed the alternative PUBLIC authority technique and the re-adopted authority utility implemented via a Submit Job (SBMJOB) command exit point. Using these two ideas together provides an environment where everyone can continue to work normally while, at the same time, providing an environment where you can identify special cases requiring additional changes and can test all of your changes without affecting normal production usage.
Let’s see how this works. If you recall, alternative PUBLIC authority involves setting up a group profile; we’ll call it ALTPUBLIC. After adding all of the production users (or all