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IBM z/OS SMF collection files (system MANx datasets or LOGSTREAM DASD) must have storage capacity to store at least one weeks worth of audit data.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-223770 RACF-OS-000140 SV-223770r853613_rule Medium
In order to ensure operating systems have a sufficient storage capacity in which to write the audit logs, operating systems need to be able to allocate audit record storage capacity. The task of allocating audit record storage capacity is usually performed during initial installation of the operating system.
IBM z/OS RACF Security Technical Implementation Guide 2022-09-19


Check Text ( C-25443r514998_chk )
Review the SMF dump procedure in there system.

If the output datasets in the procedure have storage capacity to store at least one week's worth of audit data, this is not a finding.
Fix Text (F-25431r514999_fix)
Make sure output file and dump procedures allow storage capacity to store one week's worth of audit data.