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System Administration Guide: Security Services     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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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)

Managing and Using Privileges (Task Map)

Managing Privileges (Task Map)

Managing Privileges

How to Determine the Privileges on a Process

How to Determine Which Privileges a Program Requires

How to Add Privileges to a Command

How to Assign Privileges to a User or Role

How to Limit a User's or Role's Privileges

How to Run a Shell Script With Privileged Commands

Determining Your Privileges (Task Map)

Determining Your Assigned Privileges

How to Determine the Privileges That You Have Been Directly Assigned

How to Determine the Privileged Commands That You Can Run

How to Determine the Privileged Commands That a Role Can Run

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)



Managing Privileges (Task Map)

The following task map points to procedures for viewing privileges, assigning privileges, and running a script that contains privileged commands.

For Instructions
Determine what privileges are in a process
Lists the effective, inheritable, permitted, and limit privilege sets for a process.
Determine what privileges are missing from a process
Lists the privileges that a failed process requires to succeed.
Add privileges to a command
Adds privileges to a command in a rights profile. Users or roles can be assigned the rights profile. The users can then run the command with the assigned privileges in a profile shell.
Assign privileges to a user
Expands a user's or role's inheritable set of privileges. Use this procedure with caution.
Restrict a user's privileges
Limits the user's basic set of privileges. Use this procedure with caution.
Run a privileged shell script
Adds privilege to a shell script and to the commands in the shell script. Then, runs the script in a profile shell.