Automated Sign-On for Mainframe

Automated Sign-On for Mainframe enables users to automatically — and securely — log on to host applications on a z/OS mainframe by using a terminal emulation client. Automated Sign-On eliminates the need for eight-character passwords.

Automated Sign-On for Mainframe is an add-on to Host Access Management and Security Server (MSS) and requires a separate license.

To implement Automated Sign-On for Mainframe, configurations are required on:

  • Management and Security Server (MSS) — to secure connections, create and assign automated sign-on sessions

  • the terminal emulation client — to create a logon macro and configure the client

  • z/OS — to support PassTickets