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IBM z/OS FTP.DATA configuration statements for the FTP Server must specify the BANNER statement.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-223522 ACF2-FT-000060 SV-223522r533198_rule Medium
The structure and content of error messages must be carefully considered by the organization and development team. The extent to which the information system is able to identify and handle error conditions is guided by organizational policy and operational requirements.
IBM z/OS ACF2 Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-06-22


Check Text ( C-25195r500700_chk )
Refer to the Data configuration file specified on the SYSFTPD DD statement in the FTP started task JCL.

If the BANNER statement is coded, this is not a finding.
Fix Text (F-25183r500701_fix)
Configure the FTP.DATA CONFIGURATION STATEMENT to include the following:

BANNER [An HFS file, e.g., /etc/ftp.banner]