Sun Cluster Data Service for Sybase ASE Guide for Solaris OS

Important Security Issues

Sun Cluster HA for Sybase ASE requires that you embed the system administrator's password in a stop file. The /opt/SUNWscsyb/bin directory contains the template for the stop file, sybase_stop_servers. Sun Cluster HA for Sybase ASE uses this file to log in to the Sybase ASE environment and to stop the Sybase ASE servers. Enable the sybase user to execute the stop file, but protect the file from general access. Give read, write, and execute privileges to only the following users.