Using a secure system
Every computer system needs protection from people accessing the
computer, disks and system files without permission. The SCO OpenServer
provides built-in security features not present in other UNIX systems.
These features apply to all users of the system and are
maintained by the system administrator.
This chapter explains the following:
This chapter describes security from the viewpoint of the ordinary user.
If you find that your system does not use a feature discussed in
this chapter, your administrator has switched it off in favor of
standard non-trusted behavior. For full details of the security
systems implemented on the SCO OpenServer system, refer to
``Maintaining system security''.
If you become aware of suspicious activity on the
system, you are advised to contact your system administrator
How system security works
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003