IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool Helps Protect Critical IMS Resources
June 9, 1998
Announcement Letter Number: 298-182
Table of Contents:
- At a Glance
- SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
- TECHNICAL INFORMATION
- ORDERING INFORMATION
- TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- CALL NOW TO ORDER
At a Glance
The IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool:
- Helps secure the IMS DBRC RECON data sets
- Helps guard against unintended or malicious changes to the RECON
- Provides optional audit trail of commands issued using the DBRC
- Uses RACF or comparable security package as the basic security
- Supports IBM and non-IBM system utilities
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Do you feel the need for improved protection of your vital IMS/ESA (R) DataBase Recovery Control (DBRC) data?
The IMS/ESA DataBase Recovery Control Security Tool for OS/390 (TM) (IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool) is designed to help guard against malicious and accidental changes to your installation's critical IMS (TM) DBRC Recovery Control(RECON) data sets. Beginning with IMS Version 6, IMS databases must be registered in DBRC, where RECON data sets containing vital database and recovery information are maintained. If the records are damaged, corrupted, or accidentally changed, database recovery could delay your system's availability longer than you expect. The IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool can help prevent this by securing the RECON data sets at an appropriate level of access control. Can you afford to be without such protection?
IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool is for customers who want more controlled access to critical IMS recovery resources and the benefit of a DBRC command audit trail.
IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool is designed to operate with IMS Versions 5 and 6. The System Modification Program (SMP/E) is required for installation. Resource Access Control Facility (RACF (R)) Version 1 Release 9, or later, or a comparable Security Access Facility (SAF) compatible security package is required.
Planned Availability Date
August 7, 1998
This announcement is provided for your information only. For additional information, contact your IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU, or visit the IBM home page at: http://www.ibm.com
The IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool is designed to help protect IMS DBRC RECON data sets against malicious or accidental changes to these critical IMS resources. Beginning with IMS Version 6, IMS databases must be registered in DBRC, where Recovery Control (RECON) data sets containing key database and recovery information are maintained. If the records are damaged, corrupted, or accidentally changed, there could be an impact on database recoveries resulting in longer than necessary outages. IMS DBRC Secure helps prevent this by securing the dataset at an appropriate level of access control defined for a user.
The IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool:
- Allows you to set up an environment where all access to RECON data
sets is controlled by the IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool
- Allows access to the RECON data sets only by authorized utilities
and user-written programs identified to the IMS/ESA DBRC Security
- Provides a security check for every command issued against the
RECON data sets using the DBRC utility
- Provides an optional audit trail of DBRC command activity
This product does not have date dependencies and is, therefore, Year 2000 ready.
SmoothStart (TM)/Installation Services
IBM SmoothStart or Installation Services will not be provided for IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool.
OS/390, IMS, and SmoothStart are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both. IMS/ESA and RACF are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both. Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.
Specified Operating Environment
Hardware Requirements: This product is designed to operate on any hardware supporting IMS/ESA (R) Versions 5 or 6.
Software Requirements: This program supports the following IMS/ESA Versions and requires SMP/E Version 1 (5668-949) for installation:
- IMS/ESA Version 5 Release 1 (5695-176) and/or
- IMS/ESA Version 6 Release 1 (5655-158)
Note: OS/390 (TM) (5645-001) or later, is a valid substitute for the standalone versions of programs included in the OS/390 Base.
Security, Auditability, and Control
The announced program uses the security and auditability features of the Host software.
The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.
Orders for new licenses will be accepted now.
Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.
New users of IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool should specify:
Basic License: To order a basic license, specify the program number and feature number 9001 for asset registration. For a graduated one-time charge or graduated monthly license charge, specify one of the following feature numbers as applicable and corresponding to the group that contains the designated machine.
Also, specify the feature number of the desired distribution medium.
Basic Basic Graduated Graduated Monthly One-Time Charge License Charge Group Feature Number Feature Number
18 0017 0001 20 0018 0002 25 0019 0003 28 0020 0004 29 0021 0005 30 0022 0006 31 0023 0007 32 0024 0008 35 0025 0010 38 0026 0011 40 0027 0012 50 0028 0013 60 0029 0014 70 0030 0015 80 0031 0016
Multiple Operating System -- PR/SM (TM) (MOSP): For a graduated one-time charge or graduated monthly license charge, specify the following feature number, corresponding to the group that contains the designated machine.
MOSP Basic MOSP Basic Graduated Graduated Monthly One-Time Charge License Charge Group Feature Number Feature Number
18 0047 0032 20 0048 0033 25 0049 0034 28 0050 0035 29 0051 0036 30 0052 0037 31 0053 0038 32 0054 0039 35 0055 0040 38 0056 0041 40 0057 0042 50 0058 0043 60 0059 0044 70 0060 0045 80 0061 0046
Note: The group can be determined by referring to either the Exhibit for IBM System/390 (R) Machines (Z125-3901) or the Exhibit for Non-IBM Machines (Z125-3902) that are associated with the IBM Customer Agreement (Z125-4575).
Entry Support License (ESL): To order an ESL license, specify the program number, feature number 9001 for asset registration, and the applicable ESL OTC feature number. Also specify the feature number of the desired distribution medium.
Program ESL One-Time Charge Number Description Feature Number
5697-D87 IMS/ESA DBRC 2000 Security Tool
Note: ESL machines can be determined by referring to the IBM Entry End User/390 Attachment (Z125-4379).
Parallel Sysplex (R) License Charge (PSLC) Basic License: To order a basic license, specify the program number and feature number 9001 for asset registration. Specify the PSLC Base feature and applicable PSLC Level A and PSLC Level B features and quantity.
In a Parallel Sysplex, if more than one program copy exists, the charge for all copies should be associated with one copy by specifying the applicable PSLC feature numbers and quantity represented by the sum of the Service Units in Millions (MSUs) in your Parallel Sysplex. For all other program copies, specify the PSLC No Charge (N/C) Identifier feature.
Also, specify the feature number of the desired distribution medium.
PSLC PSLC Basic License Machines Feature MLC Feature MSU Capacity Number Description
1 0126 PSLC Base, 1 MSU 2 0127 PSLC Base, 2 MSUs 3 0128 PSLC Base, 3 MSUs
4 -- 45 0129 PSLC Level A, 1 MSU 0130 PSLC Level A, 42 MSUs
46 or more 0131 PSLC Level B, 1 MSU 0132 PSLC Level B, 10 MSUs 0133 PSLC Level B, 50 MSUs
Not/Applicable 0134 PSLC N/C ID
Example 1: A single machine with 11 MSU PSLC program features is 0128, quantity 1 and 0129, quantity 8.
Example 2: Two machines with 60 aggregate MSUs in a Parallel Sysplex PSLC program features are:
- PSLC chargeable program #1 -- 0128 quantity 1, 0130 quantity 1,
0131 quantity 5 and 0132 quantity 1
- PSLC no charge program #2 -- 0134 quantity 1
Also, specify the feature number of the desired distribution medium.
IMLC IMLC Basic License Feature MLC Feature Number Description
0122 IMLC Base 80 MSUs 0123 IMLC 1 MSU 0124 IMLC 10 MSUs 0125 IMLC 50 MSUs
Single Version Charging: To elect single version charging, the customer must notify and identify to IBM the prior program and replacement program and the designated machine the programs are operating on.
Version-to-Version Upgrade Credit: To upgrade from a prior program acquired for a one-time charge to a replacement program using a version-to-version upgrade credit, the customer must notify and identify to IBM the applicable prior program and replacement program participating in the upgrade credit.
Basic Machine-Readable Material: To order, select the feature number of the desired distribution medium:
Feature Environment Number Distribution Medium
IMS/ESA DBRC 5180 4-mm tape cartridge Security Tool IMS/ESA DBRC 5841 6250 magnetic tape Security Tool IMS/ESA DBRC 5842 3480 tape cartridge Security Tool
Customization Options: Select the appropriate feature numbers to customize your order to specify the delivery options desired. These features can be specified on the initial or MES orders.
Example: If publications are not desired for the initial order, specify feature number 3470 to ship media only. For future updates, specify feature number 3480 to ship media updates only. If, in the future, publication updates are required, order an MES to remove feature number 3480; then, the publications will ship with the next release of the program.
Feature Description Number
Serial Number Only (suppresses shipment 3444 of media and documentation)
Ship Media Only (suppresses initial 3470 shipment of documentation)
Ship Documentation Only (suppresses 3471 initial shipment of media)
Ship Media Updates Only (suppresses 3480 update shipment of documentation)
Ship Documentation Only (suppresses 3481 update shipment of media)
Suppress Updates (suppresses update 3482 shipment of media and documentation)
Local IBM Office Expedite 3445 (for IBM use only)
Customer Expedite Process Charge 3446 ($30 charge for each product)
Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the time IBM Software Manufacturing Solutions (SMS) receives the order. SMS will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.
DSLO License: To order a DSLO license, specify the program number, feature number 9901 for asset registration, and the feature number for a graduated one-time charge or graduated monthly license charge that corresponds to the group containing the designated machine.
DSLO DSLO Graduated Graduated Monthly One-Time Charge License Charge Group Feature Number Feature Number
18 0077 0062 20 0078 0063 25 0079 0064 28 0080 0065 29 0081 0066 30 0082 0067 31 0083 0068 32 0084 0069 35 0085 0070 38 0086 0071 40 0087 0072 50 0088 0073 60 0089 0074 70 0090 0075 80 0091 0076
Multiple Operating System -- PR/SM (MOSP): For a graduated one-time charge or graduated monthly license charge, specify the following feature number corresponding to the group that contains the designated machine.
MOSP DSLO MOSP DSLO Graduated Graduated Monthly One-Time Charge License Charge Group Feature Number Feature Numbers
18 0107 0092 20 0108 0093 25 0109 0094 28 0110 0095 29 0111 0096 30 0112 0097 31 0113 0098 32 0114 0099 35 0115 0100 38 0116 0101 40 0117 0102 50 0118 0103 60 0119 0104 70 0120 0105 80 0121 0106
Ordering a DSLO feature will result in IBM maintaining a record of this customer location as a DSLO user only. All material for the DSLO license will be provided through the basic license location. If a user selects DSLO, no other feature numbers are valid for this order and no program materials or updates will be shipped.
Unlicensed Documentation: A memo, program directory, and one copy of the following publications are supplied automatically with the basic machine-readable material.
Order Title Number
IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool User's Guide SC26-9456 IMS/ESA DBRC Security Tool Licensed GC26-9457 Program Specification
Subsequent updates (technical newsletters or revisions between releases) to the publications shipped with the product will be distributed to the user of record for as long as a license for this software remains in effect. A separate publication order or subscription is not needed.
Licensing: IBM Customer Agreement
Variable Charges Apply: Yes
Installation License or Location License Applies: No
Usage Restriction Applies: No
Educational Allowance: Yes, to qualified education customers.
Volume Discount: Not applicable
Version-To-Version Upgrade Credits Apply: Yes
Single Replaced Programs Replacement Programs Version Program Program Program Program Charging Number Name Number Name Applies
5697-D87 IMS/ESA DBRC To a follow-on if any Yes Security Tool
Licensed Program Materials Availability
- Restricted Materials of IBM: None
- Non-Restricted Source Materials: None
- Object Code Only (OCO): All
Support Center applies: Yes
Access is available through the IBM Support Center
Available until 12 months written notice discontinued:
APAR Mailing Address: IBM Corporation 555 Bailey Avenue San Jose, CA 95141
Services for DSLO Provided through Basic Licenses: License location
The charges provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.
Program Number: 5697-D87
Basic DSLO Basic DSLO Graduated Graduated Graduated Graduated Monthly Monthly One-Time One-Time License License Group Charge Charge Charge Charge
18 $ 1,060 $ 795 $ 22 $ 17 20 1,535 1,150 32 24 25 1,995 1,495 42 32 28 2,735 2,050 57 43 29 3,555 2,665 74 56 30 4,620 3,465 96 72 31 5,680 4,260 118 89 32 7,270 5,455 151 113 35 8,360 6,270 174 131 38 9,615 7,210 200 150 40 11,060 8,295 230 173 50 13,820 10,370 288 216 60 17,280 12,960 360 270 70 21,600 16,200 450 338 80 27,000 20,250 563 422
MOSP MOSP MOSP MOSP Basic DSLO Basic DSLO Graduated Graduated Graduated Graduated Monthly Monthly One-Time One-Time License License Group Charge Charge Charge Charge
18 $ 1,060 $ 795 $ 22 $ 17 20 1,300 975 27 20 25 1,765 1,325 37 28 28 2,365 1,775 50 38 29 3,145 2,360 66 50 30 4,090 3,070 85 64 31 5,150 3,865 107 80 32 6,475 4,855 135 101 35 7,815 5,860 163 122 38 8,990 6,745 187 140 40 10,340 7,755 215 161 50 12,440 9,330 259 194 60 15,550 11,660 324 243 70 19,440 14,580 405 304 80 24,300 18,230 507 380
Entry End One-Time User/390 Charge
Entry Support $350 License:
MSU Capacity Description Charge
1 PSLC Base, 1 MSU $ 57 2 PSLC Base, 2 MSUs 96
3 PSLC Base, 3 MSUs 151
4 -- 45 PSLC Level A, 1 MSU 7 PSLC Level A, 42 MSUs 294
46 or more PSLC Level B, 1 MSU 3 PSLC Level B, 10 MSUs 30 PSLC Level B, 50 MSUs 150
IMLC IMLC Description Charge
IMLC Base 80 MSUs $550 IMLC 1 MSU 3 IMLC 10 MSUs 30 IMLC 50 MSUs 150
One-Time Charge: Customers who pay a one-time charge for a licensed program receive enhancements and future releases, if any, at no additional charge. Significant new function may be offered as an optional feature and charged for separately. If a replacement program is announced and the customer elects to license the replacement program, a time-based upgrade credit may apply.
Variable Charges: The applicable graduated one-time charge or graduated monthly license charge will be based on the group of the designated machine on which the licensed program is licensed for use. If the program is designated to a processor in a group for which no charge is listed above, the charge of the next higher group listed applies.
For upgrades of one-time charge licenses to a machine in a higher group, the upgrade charge will be the difference in the then current charges between the two groups. For downgrades of one-time charge licenses to a machine in a lower group, there will be no adjustment or refund of one-time charges paid.
For upgrades or downgrades of monthly license charge licenses, the monthly license charge applicable to the higher or lower group will apply.
Entry Support License One-Time Charge: One-time charge authorizes use only on IBM Entry End User/390 machines.
To order, contact the IBM North America Sales Centers, your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.
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To identify your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU.
Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
OS/390, PR/SM, and 800-IBM-CALL are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both. IMS/ESA, RACF, System/390, and Parallel Sysplex are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both. Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.