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12807: HMC (Hardware Management Console) Security Basics & Best Practices

Tuesday, February 5, 2013: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Franciscan D, Ballroom Level (San Francisco Hilton)
Speaker: Brian Valentine(IBM Corporation)
  • IBM System z Hardware Management Console (HMC) Security (3.7 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 objective is for customers to understand HMC security best practices, to demonstrate the HMC is a secure appliance for managing System z, and to have customers validate their HMC use controls to ensure they are meeting their company's security policy.

    Tracks: Security and Compliance
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