Operator Using Generic Logons For VMS Access

We have 24 x 7 Operations teams that insist on using generic logons for accessing VMS and security systems. This is primarily due to shift-changes whereby staff leaving shifts not needing to log off and staff staring a new shift not being required to logon. This also eliminates the need to transfer any 'work-in-progress' between shift workers.

However, generic logons are generally...

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