Developer's Guide to Oracle® Solaris 11 Security

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Updated: July 2014

Overview of Oracle Solaris Security Features for Developers

This manual covers the public APIs and public SPIs to security features in the Oracle Solaris operating system. For information on how these security features operate from the system administrator's viewpoint, see Securing Users and Processes in Oracle Solaris 11.2 .

The Oracle Solaris OS provides a network security architecture that is based on standard industry interfaces. Through the use of standardized interfaces, applications that consume or provide cryptographic services should need no modification as security technologies evolve.