Browse Prior Art Database

Method to Quickly and Easily Patch an Authorization SVC into an MVS System

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051430D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Ogden, WR [+details]

Abstract

An authorization can be easily "patched" into an existing IBM Multiple Virtual Space (MVS) system. An "authorization" SVC (supervisor call) instruction is one which will make any caller authorized, regardless of any other controls on authorization status. A number of informal tools and aids used by IBM and IBM customers require some type of authorization SVC.