User id deletion

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User id deletion

Postby Antonyraj85 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:19 pm

Hi All,

We have old RACF database. It had one user entry which is the owner for most of the user profile and system profile(Verified thru IRRUT100- Cross reference utility). But the user is no more available now. So if we delete the user id ? Does it make any problem on the RACF database. Please help me out.

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Postby steve-myers » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:31 pm

The word "had" is past tense, which implies the userid has already been deleted.

I, personally, don't know what would happen if you delete the userid. I would not try to delete it. What you can do is remove any security attributes like SPECIAL or OPERATIONS, and suspend the ID, but don't delete it.
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