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IBM z/OS Policy agent must contain a policy that manages excess capacity, bandwidth, or other redundancy to limit the effects of information flooding types of Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.
DoS is a condition when a resource is not available for legitimate users. When this occurs, the organization either cannot accomplish its mission or must operate at degraded capacity.
IBM z/OS ACF2 Security Technical Implementation Guide
Check Text ( C-25245r500851_chk )
Examine the Policy Agent policy statements. If it can be determined that there are policy statements that manages excess capacity, this is not a finding.
Fix Text (F-25233r500852_fix)
Develop Policy application and Policy agent to manage excess capacity.