System Administration Guide: Security Services
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Administrative Commands in the Solaris Cryptographic Framework

The cryptoadm command administers a running cryptographic framework. The command is part of the Crypto Management rights profile. This profile can be assigned to a role for secure administration of the cryptographic framework. The cryptoadm command manages the following:

  • Displaying cryptographic provider information

  • Disabling or enabling provider mechanisms

  • Solaris 10 1/06: Disabling or enabling the metaslot

The svcadm command is used to enable, refresh, and disable the cryptographic services daemon, kcfd. This command is part of the Solaris service management facility, smf. svc:/system/cryptosvcs is the service instance for the cryptographic framework. For more information, see the smf(5) and svcadm(1M) man pages.

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