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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for profiles (opensolaris section 1)

profiles(1)							   User Commands						       profiles(1)

NAME
profiles - print execution profiles for a user
SYNOPSIS
profiles [-l] [ user ]...
DESCRIPTION
The profiles command prints on standard output the names of the execution profiles that have been assigned to you or to the optionally- specified user or role name. Profiles are a bundling mechanism used to enumerate the commands and authorizations needed to perform a spe- cific function. Along with each listed executable are the process attributes, such as the effective user and group IDs, with which the process runs when started by a privileged command interpreter. The profile shells are pfcsh, pfksh, and pfexec. See the pfexec(1) man page. Profiles can contain other profiles defined in prof_attr(4). Multiple profiles can be combined to construct the appropriate access control. When profiles are assigned, the authorizations are added to the existing set. If the same command appears in multiple profiles, the first occurrence, as determined by the ordering of the profiles, is used for process-attribute settings. For convenience, a wild card can be specified to match all commands. When profiles are interpreted, the profile list is loaded from user_attr(4). If any default profile is defined in /etc/security/policy.conf (see policy.conf(4)), the list of default profiles are added to the list loaded from user_attr(4). Matching entries in prof_attr(4) provide the authorizations list, and matching entries in exec_attr(4) provide the commands list.
OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -l Lists the commands in each profile followed by the special process attributes such as user and group IDs.
EXAMPLES
Example 1 Sample Output The output of the profiles command has the following form: example% profiles tester01 tester02tester01 : Audit Management, All Commands tester02 : Device Management, All Commands example% Example 2 Using the list Option example% profiles -l tester01 tester02tester01 : Audit Management: /usr/sbin/audit euid=root /usr/sbin/auditconfig euid=root egid=sys All Commands: * tester02 : Device Management: /usr/bin/allocate: euid=root /usr/bin/deallocate: euid=root All Commands * example%
EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. 1 An error occurred.
FILES
/etc/security/exec_attr /etc/security/prof_attr /etc/user_attr /etc/security/policy.conf
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
auths(1), pfexec(1), roles(1), getprofattr(3SECDB), exec_attr(4), policy.conf(4), prof_attr(4), user_attr(4), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 11 Feb 2000 profiles(1)