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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.  Security Attributes in Oracle Solaris (Reference)

Part IV Cryptographic Services

11.  Cryptographic Framework (Overview)

12.  Cryptographic Framework (Tasks)

13.  Key Management Framework

Part V Authentication Services and Secure Communication

14.  Network Services Authentication (Tasks)

15.  Using PAM

16.  Using SASL

17.  Using Secure Shell (Tasks)

18.  Secure Shell (Reference)

Part VI Kerberos Service

19.  Introduction to the Kerberos Service

20.  Planning for the Kerberos Service

21.  Configuring the Kerberos Service (Tasks)

22.  Kerberos Error Messages and Troubleshooting

23.  Administering Kerberos Principals and Policies (Tasks)

24.  Using Kerberos Applications (Tasks)

25.  The Kerberos Service (Reference)

Part VII Auditing in Oracle Solaris

26.  Auditing (Overview)

What Is Auditing?

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

Ensuring Reliable Time Stamps

Managing a Remote Repository

How Is Auditing Related to Security?

How Does Auditing Work?

How Is Auditing Configured?

Auditing on a System With Oracle Solaris Zones

About the Audit Service in This Release

27.  Planning for Auditing

28.  Managing Auditing (Tasks)

29.  Auditing (Reference)



Chapter 26

Auditing (Overview)

The auditing subsystem of Oracle Solaris 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 Oracle Solaris. The following is a list of the information in this chapter.

For planning suggestions, see Chapter 27, Planning for Auditing. For procedures to configure auditing at your site, see Chapter 28, Managing Auditing (Tasks). For reference information, see Chapter 29, Auditing (Reference).