Remote Administration Daemon Developer Guide

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Updated: July 2014
Chapter 1


The Remote Administration Daemon, commonly referred to by its acronym and command name, rad, is a standard system service that offers secure, remote administrative access to an Oracle Solaris system. This book is intended for developers who want to use rad to create administrative interfaces and for developers looking to consume interfaces published using rad by others. It introduces rad and its core concepts, explains the process of developing rad extensions and consumers, and includes a reference for the rad module API and client libraries.