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System Administration Guide: Security Services     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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Part I Security Overview

1.  Security Services (Overview)

Part II System, File, and Device Security

2.  Managing Machine Security (Overview)

3.  Controlling Access to Systems (Tasks)

4.  Controlling Access to Devices (Tasks)

5.  Using the Basic Audit Reporting Tool (Tasks)

6.  Controlling Access to Files (Tasks)

7.  Using the Automated Security Enhancement Tool (Tasks)

Part III Roles, Rights Profiles, and Privileges

8.  Using Roles and Privileges (Overview)

9.  Using Role-Based Access Control (Tasks)

10.  Role-Based Access Control (Reference)

11.  Privileges (Tasks)

12.  Privileges (Reference)

Part IV Cryptographic Services

13.  Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework (Overview)

14.  Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework (Tasks)

Using the Cryptographic Framework (Task Map)

Protecting Files With the Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework (Task Map)

Protecting Files With the Cryptographic Framework (Tasks)

How to Generate a Symmetric Key by Using the dd Command

How to Generate a Symmetric Key by Using the pktool Command

How to Compute a Digest of a File

How to Compute a MAC of a File

How to Encrypt and Decrypt a File

Administering the Cryptographic Framework (Task Map)

Administering the Cryptographic Framework (Tasks)

How to List Available Providers

How to Add a Software Provider

How to Prevent the Use of a User-Level Mechanism

How to Prevent the Use of a Kernel Software Provider

How to List Hardware Providers

How to Disable Hardware Provider Mechanisms and Features

How to Refresh or Restart All Cryptographic Services

15.  Oracle Solaris Key Management Framework

Part V Authentication Services and Secure Communication

16.  Using Authentication Services (Tasks)

17.  Using PAM

18.  Using SASL

19.  Using Secure Shell (Tasks)

20.  Secure Shell (Reference)

Part VI Kerberos Service

21.  Introduction to the Kerberos Service

22.  Planning for the Kerberos Service

23.  Configuring the Kerberos Service (Tasks)

24.  Kerberos Error Messages and Troubleshooting

25.  Administering Kerberos Principals and Policies (Tasks)

26.  Using Kerberos Applications (Tasks)

27.  The Kerberos Service (Reference)

Part VII Auditing in Oracle Solaris

28.  Oracle Solaris Auditing (Overview)

29.  Planning for Oracle Solaris Auditing

30.  Managing Oracle Solaris Auditing (Tasks)

31.  Oracle Solaris Auditing (Reference)



Protecting Files With the Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework (Task Map)

The Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework can help you protect your files. The following task map points to procedures for listing the available algorithms, and for protecting your files cryptographically.

For Instructions
Generate a symmetric key
Generates a random key for use with algorithms that the user specifies.
Generates a key of user-specified length. Optionally, stores the key in a file, a PKCS #11 keystore, or an NSS keystore.
Provide a checksum that ensures the integrity of a file
Verifies that the receiver's copy of a file is identical to the file that was sent.
Protect a file with a message authentication code (MAC)
Verifies to the receiver of your message that you were the sender.
Encrypt a file, and then decrypt the encrypted file
Protects the content of files by encrypting the file. Provides the encryption parameters to decrypt the file.