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 Role-Based Access Control in Solaris

Role-Based Access Control, or RBAC, was introduced with Sun Solaris 8. It hasn't received much attention since then, despite being a powerful method of allocating root-level privileges to non-root users, somewhat in the fashion of 'sudo'. What does it really do? Is it worth setting up? Is it more secure than other methods? Read more to find out.

 (Submitted by Nathan W. Lindstrom Mon Aug 26, 2002 )


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