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Command Line Method for Managing Access Control Profiles for Aliases

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000115799D
Original Publication Date: 1995-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-30
Document File: 2 page(s) / 43K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Callaway, JR: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method for managing access control profiles for aliases through the LAN Server Command Line Interface.

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Command Line Method for Managing Access Control Profiles for Aliases

      Disclosed is a method for managing access control profiles for
aliases through the LAN Server Command Line Interface.

      The IBM* OS/2* LAN Server's Command Line Interface (CLI) does
not provide a command for managing the access control profiles of
aliases defined in the Domain Control Database (DCDB).  All the
administration for creating and updating the access control profiles
for aliases has to be done interactively through the other LAN Server
interfaces.  A LAN administrator cannot create a batch file for
adding or updating the access control profiles for several aliases at
a time.  The LAN administrator is forced to use the Graphical User
Interface all the time for managing the access permissions for
aliases.

      The current version of the LAN Server NET ACCESS command only
accepts the resource name as a parameter.  The resource can be a
disk, directory, file, spooler queue, serial device or a named pipe.
The NET ACCESS command was modified to allow either an alias name or
a resource name to be specified as a parameter.
  The old syntax of NET ACCESS was
  NET ACCESS resource [options]
  where
  resource   Specifies a resource name
  options    Other optional parameters like access control lists and
             /add, /delete parameters.
  The new syntax of NET ACCESS is
  NET ACCESS aliasres [options]
  where
  aliasres   Specifies an alias na...