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5.2.8 External Security Matching

A flag field in the system definition data area DC@A01 must be set to indicate that External Security Matching is required. Refer to External security matching for LANSA files in Work with Execution and Security Settings for details.

External Security Matching is only applicable to LANSA defined files. Any other objects or 'OTHER' files will not be affected.

When External Security Matching is enabled, the internally defined object rights for a LANSA defined file will be reflected by the operating system.

Security matching is performed when:

Working from this display it is possible to:

Note 1: Changes to a user's access rights to LANSA objects may not take effect until the next time the user starts to use LANSA. If the user is currently using LANSA they should exit from LANSA and then re-invoke LANSA to ensure that the changed object access rights take effect.

Note 2: Function level security is optional. A flag field in the system definition data area DC@A01 must be set to indicate that function level security is required. Refer to System Definition Data Area DC@A01 for details of its layout and how to change flags within it.