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Granting *USE access for programmers for all users
We recently migrated to a power 8 box with V7R3 and we discovered that the programmers cannot invoke a STRSRVJOB for a regular user (non-programmer, no special authorities) job in the system. Support says to log in as QPGMR or grant *USE on the target profile that the programmer is suppose to invoke the STRSRVJOB.
I have two concerns on this: 1. We don't use QPGMR as a programmer profile to be granted access for all programmers as we cannot identify specifically who used the account so we don't advise granting access for programmers to use QPGMR. 2. We don't grant *USE for programmers to users as that will create a maintenance and security nightmare. - For one, *USE access for programmers on users means we have to change all over 1000 users in our system to add *USE authority for all the programmers. - Secondly, *USE access for programmers allows programmers to submit job with the USER profile ID that they have *USE access to. This is a security nightmare.
No sure what to type here. This used to work without any issue with V7R1 and now it is an issue for us.
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