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Solaris 8 Security by Edgar Danielyan

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/etc

The following configuration files, located in /etc, should be examined and modified as appropriate. Of course, this list is not all-inclusive and includes only Solaris 8 system configuration files. Other application-specific configuration files (such as for Apache, Secure Shell, and others) should also be checked for security-conscious configuration.

  • /etc/auto_home— Automounter’s home directory map file. Comment out +auto_home to disable home mounting.

  • /etc/auto_master— Automounter’s master file. Comment out everything that is not currently being used. Keep the number of automounted resources to a minimum—or, better yet, do not use automounter.

  • /etc/bootrc— The boot loader configuration file. Comment out set boot_timeout to prevent automatic ...

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