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Re: user pofiles

To: nv-l@lists.tivoli.com
Subject: Re: user pofiles
From: "Boulieris, Arthur" <Arthur.Boulieris@NZ.UNISYS.COM>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 17:35:59 -0500
Thanks for your reply Leslie,
I have set map permissions in Tivoli as you have described.The edit delete
object and delete submap have been disabled,but I can still go into file
delete map and delete the default map.

thanks Arthur

-----Original Message-----
From: Leslie Clark [mailto:lclark@US.IBM.COM]
Sent: Monday, 13 September 1999 15:00
Subject: Re: user pofiles

Comments below..


Leslie A. Clark
IBM Global Services - Systems Mgmt & Networking

I have several questions regarding netview security that I hope some one
might be able to help me with.

1./ I have been setting up user profiles and am quite happy with the default
settings however I want to change the operator profile so as the the group
cannot delete maps.
Which security registration file needs to be modified to prohibit users from
doing this.

> I would just use the Map Permissions menu pick on the Tivoli context menu
> to cover this. It does it with regular unix permissions based on owner,
> group, and others. That mysterious option about 'global' is what does it.
> I tell customers to do it once with yes and once with no, to cover both
> the files and the directories. Preventing write on the directories stops
> users from creating or deleting maps.

2./ Does a unix group need to be added or does the gui interface take care
of it?

> Both the users and the groups in Netview security are separate entities
> from unix users and groups. They don't exist anywhere except in Netview.

3./ Are there any bugs associated with version 5.1.1 and security.It behaves
rather strangely,either locks up or when you press ok to submit changes the
whole app closes.
Any one experienced this?I noticed there were a couple of bug fixes in ver
5.1.2 that mentioned nvsec_admin,perhaps worth installing the patch.

> I have turned it on at a couple of sites at level 5.1.1 and have not seen
> what you are describing. But I have not picked at it a lot.

thanks Arthur

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