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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.  Controlling Access to Devices (Tasks)

5.  Using the Basic Audit Reporting Tool (Tasks)

6.  Controlling Access to Files (Tasks)

7.  Using the Automated Security Enhancement Tool (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 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 Oracle Solaris Secure Shell (Tasks)

20.  Oracle 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)

29.  Planning for Oracle Solaris Auditing

30.  Managing Oracle Solaris Auditing (Tasks)

31.  Oracle Solaris Auditing (Reference)

Audit Commands

auditd Daemon

audit Command

bsmrecord Command

auditreduce Command

praudit Command

auditconfig Command

Files Used in the Audit Service

system File

syslog.conf File

audit_class File

audit_control File

audit_event File

audit_startup Script

audit_user Database

audit_warn Script

bsmconv Script

Rights Profiles for Administering Auditing

Auditing and Oracle Solaris Zones

Audit Classes

Definitions of Audit Classes

Audit Class Syntax

Audit Plugins

Audit Policy

Proscess Audit Characteristics

Audit Trail

Conventions for Binary Audit File Names

Binary Audit File Names

Binary Audit File Timestamps

Audit Record Structure

Audit Record Analysis

Audit Token Formats

acl Token

arbitrary Token (Obsolete)

arg Token

attribute Token

cmd Token

exec_args Token

exec_env Token

exit Token (Obsolete)

file Token

group Token (Obsolete)

groups Token

header Token

ip_addr Token

ip Token (Obsolete)

ipc Token

ipc_perm Token

iport Token

opaque Token (Obsolete)

path Token

path_attr Token

privilege Token

process Token

return Token

sequence Token

socket Token

subject Token

text Token

trailer Token

uauth Token

upriv Token

zonename Token



Audit Record Structure

An audit record is a sequence of audit tokens. Each audit token contains event information such as user ID, time, and date. A header token begins an audit record, and an optional trailer token concludes the record. Other audit tokens contain information relevant to the audit event. The following figure shows a typical audit record.

Figure 31-3 Typical Audit Record Structure

image:Diagram shows a typical audit record structure, which includes a header token followed by an arg, a data, a subject, and a return token.

Audit Record Analysis

Audit record analysis involves postselecting records from the audit trail. You can use one of two approaches to parsing the binary data that was collected.