Securing NonStop Servers using Safeguard

////Securing NonStop Servers using Safeguard

Securing NonStop Servers using Safeguard

Course ID: U4196S 4 Days

Securing NonStop Servers using Safeguard


This course provides information and knowledge needed to secure HPE NonStop systems using NonStop operating system utilities and Safeguard. Topics covered include kernel security architecture, Safeguard administration and installation, user authentication and management, Guardian security, and securing OSS files. Hands-on labs reinforce concepts discussed and provide the opportunity to use the utilities and Safeguard. The four-day course is 70 percent lecture and 30 percent hands-on labs using HPE servers.



  • Information security administrators
  • Electronic Data Processing (EDP) auditors
  • System operations management personnel in security operations




Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD3,600
India: USD3,000


  • Concepts and Facilities for HPE NonStop Systems (U4147S) and
  • Knowledge of TACL commands (such as STATUS, FILEINFO, and WHO) for information gathering and
  • Knowledge of Guardian utilities (such as FUP, SCF, and DSAP) and
  • Knowledge of basic OSS commands and utilities and
  • Ability to manage user profiles using the PASSWORD and DEFAULT programs


  • Be familiar with the $CMON interface and TACL considerations
  • Install and configure Safeguard software
  • Create and manage user IDs
  • Apply Access Control Lists (ACLs) on system objects
  • Describe sources of audit events
  • Use the Safecom command utility
  • Use the SAFEART utility to generate audit reports
  • Apply OSS standard security and OSS
  • ACLs on OSS objects


Module 1: NonStop Kernel Security Architecture

Module 2: Safeguard Features

Module 3: User Authentication

Module 4: User Management with Safecom

Module 5: Guardian Environment

Module 6: Securing OSS Files

Module 7: Authorization and Object Access Control

Module 8: Safeguard Audit Configuration

Module 9: Safeguard Administration and Installation

What’s Next

Consider attending the other advanced learning courses in the HPE NonStop Operations Management curriculum

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