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Developer's Guide to Oracle Solaris 11 Security     Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library
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1.  Oracle Solaris Security for Developers (Overview)

2.  Developing Privileged Applications

3.  Writing PAM Applications and Services

4.  Writing Applications That Use GSS-API

5.  GSS-API Client Example

6.  GSS-API Server Example

7.  Writing Applications That Use SASL

8.  Introduction to the Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework

Oracle Solaris Cryptography Terminology

Overview of the Cryptographic Framework

Components of the Cryptographic Framework

What Cryptography Developers Need to Know

Requirements for Developers of User-Level Consumers

Requirements for Developers of Kernel-Level Consumers

9.  Writing User-Level Cryptographic Applications and Providers

10.  Introduction to the Oracle Solaris Key Management Framework

A.  Sample C-Based GSS-API Programs

B.  GSS-API Reference

C.  Specifying an OID

D.  Source Code for SASL Example

E.  SASL Reference Tables



Overview of the Cryptographic Framework

The cryptographic framework is the portion of the Oracle Solaris OS that provides cryptographic services from Oracle Corporation and from third-party suppliers. The framework provides various services:

The following figure provides an overview of the cryptographic framework. The light gray shading in the figure indicates the user-level portion of the cryptographic framework. The dark gray shading represents the kernel-level portion of the framework. Private software is indicated by a background with diagonal striping.

Figure 8-1 Overview of the Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework

image:Diagram shows major elements in the Oracle Solaris cryptographic framework