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This section assume an NIS+ environment running at security level 2 (the default level).
This section describes how to specify access rights, as well as owner, group owner, and object, when using any of the commands described in this chapter.
This subsection describes the access rights syntax used with the various NIS+ commands that deal with authorization and access rights.
Access rights, whether specified in an environment variable or a command, are identified with three types of arguments: class, operator, and right.
Class. Class refers to the type of NIS+ principal (authorization class) to which the rights will apply.
Operator. The operator indicates the kind of operation that will be performed with the rights.
Rights. The rights are the access rights themselves. The accepted values for each are listed below.
You can combine operations on a single command line by separating each operation from the next with a comma (,).
Table 15-7 NIS+ Class, Operator, and Rights Syntax – Examples
Owner. To specify an owner, use an NIS+ principal name.
Group. To specify an NIS+ group, use an NIS+ group name with the domain name appended.
Remember that principal names are fully qualified (principalname.domainname).
Objects and table entries use different syntaxes.
Objects use simple object names.
Table entries use indexed names.
For table entries
Note - In this case, the brackets are part of the syntax.
Indexed names can specify more than one column-value pair. If so, the operation applies only to the entries that match all the column-value pairs. The more column-value pairs you provide, the more stringent the search, as in the following.
Table 15-8 NIS+ Object and Table Entry – Examples
Columns use a special version of indexed names. Because you can only work on columns with the nistbladm command, see Using the nistbladm Command With NIS+ Tables for more information.