Solaris Transition Guide

/etc/default Files

Several files that control default system access are stored in the /etc/default directory. These files limit access to specific systems on a network. Table 5-1 summarizes the files in the /etc/default directory.

Table 5-1 Files in /etc/default Directory


Controls system login policies, including root access. The default is to limit root access to the console. 


Controls default policy on password aging 


Controls which root (su) access to the system will be logged and where it will be displayed