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Additional resources for MainView for DB2

Additional product security is available for MainView for DB2. With the command feature (CMD) you can secure the ability to issue specific DB2 commands from a MainView for DB2 terminal session.

Before you can implement CMD-level security, you must implement security for the following resource:

For information about implementing additional security with the CMD feature, refer to Access through an EXCP terminal.

MainView for DB2 command-level security

What you can secure


Invoking DB2 commands

Secures invoking of specific DB2 commands and operands from a terminal session by DB2 command name and one operand.


If you are securing these resources in a security class of DATASET, the ESM will not check the value of the command and the operand. Only the command name is checked.

You must create a separate security definition for each DB2 command and operand that you secure.

Resource name: prefix.ssid.DMR. target.DB2CMD. command. operand

All combinations of command and operand abbreviations must be defined to secure a command; for example:


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