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Status Under review
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 22, 2024

Add Adopted User Profile(s) to QUSRJOBI and RTVJOBA

Apparently there is no way to retrieve the User Profile under which  a job is running when a program that Adopts another User Profile is in the call stack. For example, User BOB signs on and calls program XYZ which is owned by QPGMR and uses adopted authority. There is no interface to retrieve that QPGMR User Interface. Today QUSRJOBI only returns swapped User Profiles, not Adopted. So the request is to add an additional format for the potential list of adopted user profiles. I assume there can be more than one since a callstack could have programs with different owners stacked and use when ADOPTing authority. 

The need is for security checking; to make sure no one is running a program and adopting authority to which they should have access.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Apr 26, 2024
    Not a simple request. More investigation is needed.
    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Apr 8, 2024


    Have you considered using Authority Collection Services to audit whether, where and when this is happening?

    I appreciate it does not give you real time protection but I think it would tell you want you need to know.

    Steve Bradshaw

    IBM Champion, Member of CEAC, TD or and Friendly Techie at