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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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The RBAC Databases

The following sections describe the underlying RBAC databases and the policy.conf file that provide users access to privileged operations.

  • /etc/user_attr (extended user attributes database)—Associates users and roles with authorizations and rights profiles.

  • /etc/security/auth_attr (authorization attributes database)—Defines authorizations and their attributes and identifies the associated help file.

  • /etc/security/prof_attr (rights profile attributes database)—Defines profiles, lists the profile's assigned authorizations, and identifies the associated help file.

  • /etc/security/exec_attr (profile execution attributes database)—Defines the privileged operations assigned to a profile.

  • /etc/security/policy.conf—Provides the security ...

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