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Oracle Solaris ZFS Administration Guide
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1.  Oracle Solaris ZFS File System (Introduction)

2.  Getting Started With Oracle Solaris ZFS

3.  Oracle Solaris ZFS and Traditional File System Differences

4.  Managing Oracle Solaris ZFS Storage Pools

5.  Installing and Booting an Oracle Solaris ZFS Root File System

6.  Managing Oracle Solaris ZFS File Systems

7.  Working With Oracle Solaris ZFS Snapshots and Clones

8.  Using ACLs to Protect Oracle Solaris ZFS Files

9.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Delegated Administration

Overview of ZFS Delegated Administration

Disabling ZFS Delegated Permissions

Delegating ZFS Permissions

Delegating ZFS Permissions (zfs allow)

Removing ZFS Delegated Permissions (zfs unallow)

Delegating ZFS Permissions (Examples)

Displaying ZFS Delegated Permissions (Examples)

Removing ZFS Delegated Permissions (Examples)

10.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Advanced Topics

11.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Troubleshooting and Pool Recovery

A.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Version Descriptions


Overview of ZFS Delegated Administration

ZFS delegated administration enables you to distribute refined permissions to specific users, groups, or everyone. Two types of delegated permissions are supported:

ZFS delegated administration provides features similar to the RBAC security model. ZFS delegation provides the following advantages for administering ZFS storage pools and file systems:

Consider using delegated administration for distributing ZFS tasks. For information about using RBAC to manage general Oracle Solaris administration tasks, see Part III, Roles, Rights Profiles, and Privileges, in System Administration Guide: Security Services.

Disabling ZFS Delegated Permissions

You control the delegated administration features by using a pool's delegation property. For example:

# zpool get delegation users
users  delegation  on          default
# zpool set delegation=off users
# zpool get delegation users
users  delegation  off         local

By default, the delegation property is enabled.