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12088: HMC (Hardware Management Console) Security Basics & Best Practices

Tuesday, August 7, 2012: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Platinum Ballroom Salon 5 (Anaheim Marriott Hotel)
Speaker: Brian Valentine(IBM Corporation)
  • IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Security (3.5 MB)
  • The HMC (Hardware Management Console) is a key element in controlling your System z. This presentation will cover its security basics which are important for each customer. This will include userid/password controls (local and via LDAP Server), user role task/object controls, network security, digitally signed firmware delivery, default settings tailored to security, APIs, Remote Secure Facility, and audit capabilities. The HMC's role with Common Criteria (EAL5) and BCPii will also be discussed. The objective is for customers to understand HMC security best practices and to demonstrate the HMC is a secure appliance for managing Sys

    Tracks: Data Center and IT Management, Security and Compliance, z/OS Systems Programming and z/VM Systems Programming
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