Managing Auditing in Oracle® Solaris 11.2

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Updated: July 2014

Configuring the Audit Service in Zones

The audit service audits the entire system, including audit events in zones. A system that has installed non-global zones can audit all zones identically, or can configure auditing per zone. For more information, see Planning Auditing in Zones.

When you audit the non-global zones exactly as the global zone is audited, the non-global zone administrators might not have access to the audit records. Also, the global zone administrator can modify the audit preselection masks of users in non-global zones.

When you audit the non-global zones individually, the audit records are visible to the non-global zone and to the global zone from the non-global zone root.