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Job Scheduling Evaluation Checklist
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information security audit checklist  parameters for job history information V       Auditing Extensive logging that includes all user interactions, job run statuses and error messages V       Ability to set error, audit, and diagnostic levels for complete error handling and resolution V       Security Pre-defined security policies including role-based security using existing user IDs and passwords V       Password encryption for all agent and application user IDs V       Administrators can grant/deny access to jobs, agents

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