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Citi Technology Infrastructure – Internal
Web Automation Information System
(WAIS)
2WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
Contents
Overview
Homepage
Controls
WAIS Functionality
– Device reset
– System Develop...
3WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
Overview
Web Automated Information System (WAIS)
o Web-based self service portal acces...
• Intuitive GUI
• Quick Search
• On-line Help
• Support Links
WAIS – Home Page
5WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
WAIS – Controls
• Access Control Security via Single-Sign-On Authentication
• Controll...
6WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
Device Reset
• Reset VPS Printer
• Acquire CICS Printer
• Release CICS Printer
• Recyc...
7WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
System Development
• Cancel TSO UserID on specific system
• Cancel user development ba...
8WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
User Scheduling
• Release held scheduled job TWS
• Request defined one-time job or app...
9WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
• Eight functional ids released in 4 hour increments
• Labor intensive process for UAT...
10WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
• Global tool: Unix token request – SCSU, Powerbroker
• Global tool: Windows token re...
11WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
Functional / Emergency ID Release
12WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1
Reporting
• Detailed logs for each request
• Individual request status
• Administrati...
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Wais high level overview

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Application designed and implemented by Abdul Jaludi at Citigroup, chosen as the global tool for emergency access to production for Unix and Mainframe systems by the Global Security Standards committee.

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Wais high level overview

  1. 1. Citi Technology Infrastructure – Internal Web Automation Information System (WAIS)
  2. 2. 2WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 Contents Overview Homepage Controls WAIS Functionality – Device reset – System Development – User scheduling – Emergency ID release – Reporting Appendix / Contact Information
  3. 3. 3WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 Overview Web Automated Information System (WAIS) o Web-based self service portal accessed via Single Sign-on o Empowers users to drive automation towards end goal o Innovative technology – real time communication: MF/VT/OA/VC Self-Service for any repeatable tasks • Frequently Prescribed Mainframe Operations Requests • Printer/Terminal; Batch/Task; and ID/Access Management • Production and UAT/Development Environment Support • Secure Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting
  4. 4. • Intuitive GUI • Quick Search • On-line Help • Support Links WAIS – Home Page
  5. 5. 5WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 WAIS – Controls • Access Control Security via Single-Sign-On Authentication • Controlled Authorization via Managed WAIS User Profiles – Access limited to specific profile • WAIS Functional profile Pre-Approval – Manager approval – Command Center or Client manager approval • Usage Accounting for Reporting and Audit Compliance
  6. 6. 6WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 Device Reset • Reset VPS Printer • Acquire CICS Printer • Release CICS Printer • Recycle JES2 Printer • Reset Mainframe SNA Terminal Can be expanded to include any device managed via automation
  7. 7. 7WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 System Development • Cancel TSO UserID on specific system • Cancel user development batch job • Shutdown, Start or Recycle • CICS or MPM task • Websphere app • User specific app Since WAIS interfaces with Automation on the Mainframe, complex commands can be grouped and executed with one mouse click
  8. 8. 8WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 User Scheduling • Release held scheduled job TWS • Request defined one-time job or application • Trigger multi job applications • Release end of day or start of day user dependant processing
  9. 9. 9WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 • Eight functional ids released in 4 hour increments • Labor intensive process for UAT support staff: – Track assigned ids – Revoke access at usage threshold – Un-suspend next available PQA id. – Notify developer Any repeatable complex process can be automated! Production Quality Assurance (PQA) ID Automation
  10. 10. 10WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 • Global tool: Unix token request – SCSU, Powerbroker • Global tool: Windows token request - Daphne • Mainframe emergency id request – TSS, RACF – Labor intensive repeatable process – Difficult to manage, audit and control – Delays support staff trying to address production impacts – Not compliant with CISSP policy Functional / Emergency ID Release
  11. 11. 11WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 Functional / Emergency ID Release
  12. 12. 12WAIS Overview– June 10– Version] 1 Reporting • Detailed logs for each request • Individual request status • Administrative level reporting • Read only access for report generation

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