Managing Encryption and Certificates in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: September 2014

Administrative Commands in the Cryptographic Framework

    The cryptoadm command administers a running Cryptographic Framework. The command is part of the Crypto Management rights profile. This profile can be assigned to a role for secure administration of the Cryptographic Framework. You use the cryptoadm command to do the following:

  • Disable or enable provider mechanisms

  • Disable or enable the metaslot

The svcadm command is used to enable, refresh, and disable the cryptographic services daemon, kcfd. This command is part of the Service Management Facility (SMF) feature of Oracle Solaris. svc:/system/cryptosvcs is the service instance for the Cryptographic Framework. For more information, see the smf (5) and svcadm (1M) man pages.