System Administration Guide: Security Services

Applications That Check Authorizations

The Solaris OS additionally provides commands that check authorizations. By definition, the root user has all authorizations. Therefore, the root user can run any application. Applications that check for authorizations include the following:

To test a script or program for authorizations, see Example 9–24. To write a program that requires authorizations, see About Authorizations in Oracle Solaris Security for Developers Guide.