The READALL privilege lets the process bypass
existing restrictions that would otherwise prevent the process from
reading an object. However, unlike the BYPASS privilege, which permits
writing and deleting, READALL permits only the reading of objects
and allows updating of such backup-related file characteristics as
the backup date. See the HP OpenVMS System Management Utilities
Reference Manual and the HP OpenVMS System
Manager's Manual for a discussion of backup operations.
READALL is intended to be an adequate privilege
for backing up volumes, so grant this privilege to operators so they
can perform system backups.
The READALL privilege lets a process perform the
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a user authorization record
network database records