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Automatically propagate SAF identity when client and server are in the same cluster
For z/OS, customers are always logged into the traditional environments. This means they have an identity that is verified and trustable. The z/OS TCP/IP stack and the Java runtime support the notion of trusted identity propagation. The client must request it and the server must accept it. This means that we could have the client drive requests to a local server without coding any user/pw... and the server would be able to assert the identity of the client.
This support would always work in a single system and could be enabled for sysplexes as well.
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