Managing Kerberos and Other Authentication Services in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: August 2014

Administering Authentication With Secure RPC

By requiring authentication for use of mounted NFS file systems, you increase the security of your network.

The following task map points to procedures that configure Secure RPC for NIS, and NFS.

Table 10-1  Administering Authentication With Secure RPC Task Map
For Instructions
1. Start the keyserver.
Ensures that keys can be created so that users can be authenticated.
2. Set up credentials on an NIS host.
Ensures that the root user on a host can be authenticated in an NIS environment.
3. Give an NIS user a key.
Enables a user to be authenticated in an NIS environment.
4. Share NFS files with authentication.
Enables an NFS server to securely protect shared file systems using authentication.