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This guide provides pointers to and descriptions of security guidelines for the Oracle Solaris operating system (Oracle Solaris OS). The system hardening references describe how to harden Oracle Solaris 10 systems and how to use Oracle Solaris security features to protect your data and applications. You can tailor the recommendations in these references to your site security policy.
Additionally, this guide provides pointers to background information about Oracle Solaris security, and white papers that guide you through common implementations.
The Oracle Solaris 10 Security Guidelines is intended for security administrators and other administrators who perform the following tasks:
Analyze security requirements
Implement security policy in software
Install and configure the Oracle Solaris OS
Maintain system and network security
To use this guide, you must have general knowledge of UNIX administration, a good foundation in software security, and knowledge of your site security policy.
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The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
The following table shows UNIX system prompts and superuser prompts for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. In command examples, the shell prompt indicates whether the command should be executed by a regular user or a user with privileges.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts