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System Administration Guide: Security Services
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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)

Administrative Commands for Handling Privileges

Files With Privilege Information

Privileges and Auditing

Prevention of Privilege Escalation

Legacy Applications and the Privilege Model

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)

29.  Planning for Oracle Solaris Auditing

30.  Managing Solaris Auditing (Tasks)

31.  Solaris Auditing (Reference)



Administrative Commands for Handling Privileges

The following table lists the commands that are available to handle privileges.

Table 12-1 Commands for Handling Privilege

Man Page
Examine process privileges
ppriv -v pid
Set process privileges
ppriv -s spec
List the privileges on the system
ppriv -l
List a privilege and its description
ppriv -lv priv
Debug privilege failure
ppriv -eD failed-operation
Assign privileges to a new local user
Add privileges to an existing local user
Assign privileges to a user in a naming service
Assign privileges to a new local role
Add privileges to an existing local role
Assign privileges to a role in a naming service
View device policy
Set device policy
Update device policy on open devices
update_drv -p policy driver
Add device policy to a device
add_drv -p policy driver

The Solaris Management Console GUI is the preferred tool for assigning privileges to commands, users, and roles. For more information, see How to Assume a Role in the Solaris Management Console.