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     Releases a file from file access matrix access control.
     This command does not affect access control defined by
     lockwords or access control definitions (ACDs).  It cannot
     be used on directories.

     The file matrix access is not enforced until the file is
     secured with the MPE/iX SECURE command.  (CM)


     RELEASE filereference


filereference       Actual file designator of the file whose security
                    provisions are to be suspended, written in this


                    If the file has a lockword, it must be specified.
                    If you do no specify a lockword you will be prompted
                    for one.  If groupname.acctname is not specified,
                    MPE/iX assumes the logon group and account.


     This command removes all security provisions for a file at
     all levels (file, group, and account) and allows any user in
     the system unlimited access to the file.  The exception is
     privileged files; they cannot be released.  Other users will
     have access to the file until its original security
     provisions are restored with the SECURE command.  The file
     remains accessible after the job or session ends.  It also
     remains accessible after a system failure, unless the system
     is restarted with a SYSGEN tape created before the RELEASE
     command was issued for the file.  An ACD overrides file access
     matrix controls regardless of whether or not the file has been
     released.  This command can be used
     only for permanent files on disk whose labels identify you
     as the creator of the file.  In addition, the RELEASE
     command will fail if the group's home volume set is not
     mounted.  When the default MPE/iX security provisions are in
     effect, the file must be in your logon account and must
     belong to your logon or home group.  Files outside MPE
     groups are protected by explicit or implicit ACDs.
     For more information about ACDs refer to the ALTSEC command.

     You may use the LISTFILE command to see if a file has been
     secured or released.  The content and format of LISTFILE
     output depends upon the listing level you specify.  Your ability
     to check passwords depends upon your capabilities.
     Refer to the LISTFILE command.

     This command may be issued from a session, job, program, or
     in BREAK.  Pressing [Break] has no effect on this command.


     To release all security provisions for the file named FILE1,
     in your logon group and account MAC.TECHPUBS, enter


     If MPE/iX fails to locate the file, the following error
     message is displayed



Commands:   SECURE, ALTSEC

Manuals :   Performing System Management Tasks (32650-90004)
            Performing System Operation Tasks (32650-90137)

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