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System Administration Guide: Security Services     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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Part I Security Overview

1.  Security Services (Overview)

Part II System, File, and Device Security

2.  Managing Machine Security (Overview)

3.  Controlling Access to Systems (Tasks)

4.  Virus Scanning Service (Tasks)

5.  Controlling Access to Devices (Tasks)

6.  Using the Basic Audit Reporting Tool (Tasks)

7.  Controlling Access to Files (Tasks)

Part III Roles, Rights Profiles, and Privileges

8.  Using Roles and Privileges (Overview)

9.  Using Role-Based Access Control (Tasks)

10.  Role-Based Access Control (Reference)

11.  Privileges (Tasks)

12.  Privileges (Reference)

Part IV Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Services

13.  Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework (Overview)

14.  Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework (Tasks)

15.  Oracle Solaris Key Management Framework

Part V Authentication Services and Secure Communication

16.  Using Authentication Services (Tasks)

17.  Using PAM

18.  Using SASL

19.  Using Solaris Secure Shell (Tasks)

20.  Solaris Secure Shell (Reference)

Part VI Kerberos Service

21.  Introduction to the Kerberos Service

22.  Planning for the Kerberos Service

23.  Configuring the Kerberos Service (Tasks)

24.  Kerberos Error Messages and Troubleshooting

25.  Administering Kerberos Principals and Policies (Tasks)

26.  Using Kerberos Applications (Tasks)

27.  The Kerberos Service (Reference)

Part VII Oracle Solaris Auditing

28.  Oracle Solaris Auditing (Overview)

What Is Auditing?

How Is Auditing Related to Security?

How Does Auditing Work?

How is Auditing Configured?

Audit Terminology and Concepts

Audit Events

Audit Classes and Preselection

Audit Records and Audit Tokens

Audit Plugin Modules

Audit Logs

Storing and Managing the Audit Trail

Managing a Remote Repository

Auditing on a System With Zones

Oracle Solaris Auditing Enhancements in the Oracle Solaris 11 Express Release

29.  Planning for Oracle Solaris Auditing

30.  Managing Oracle Solaris Auditing (Tasks)

31.  Oracle Solaris Auditing (Reference)



Chapter 28

Oracle Solaris Auditing (Overview)

Oracle Solaris auditing keeps a record of how the system is being used. The audit service includes tools to assist with the analysis of the auditing data.

This chapter introduces how auditing works in the Oracle Solaris operating system. The following is a list of the information in this chapter.

For planning suggestions, see Chapter 29, Planning for Oracle Solaris Auditing. For procedures to configure auditing at your site, see Chapter 30, Managing Oracle Solaris Auditing (Tasks). For reference information, see Chapter 31, Oracle Solaris Auditing (Reference).