November 2, 2011 Patrick Botz
Authority failures are the result of attempts (i.e., actions) to access objects to which a user profile is not authorized. Several IBM i features, such as job logs and QHIST, contain some authority failure information. However, the system audit journal has all the information you need, and the OS provides easy-to-use tools to help you quickly find it. These tools are the audit configuration system values, the CPYAUDJRNE command, and the STRSQL command.
Audit System Values
To begin auditing authority failures, configure three system values: QAUDCTL, QAUDLVL, and QAUDLVL2. QAUDCTL is an on/off switch for auditing specific objects, specific user