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Solaris Trusted Extensions Transition Guide
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Summary of Removed Trusted Solaris Features

Because of changes to the architecture, the following Trusted Solaris 8 features do not exist in Trusted Extensions. For a list of interface changes, see Appendix A, Interface Changes in the Solaris Trusted Extensions Release.

  • Forced and allowed privileges

  • Selected GUIs

    • Dialog boxes for setting privileges and labels in the File Manager

    • Enable Logins GUI

    • Password generator GUI

  • Kernel switch settings in /etc/system file





  • Label and privilege attributes in ufs and tmpfs inodes

  • Mail delivery exceptions in and the Rights tool

    #0 LabelTooLow=return


    #0 LabelAdminLow=upgrade


  • Network labeling protocols – tsol, tsix, and ripso labels

  • Multilevel directory adornments, including MLDs and SLDs

  • NIS+ naming service for a Trusted Extensions domain

  • Packaging utilities, such as tsolinfo file

  • Trusted Solaris extensions to file system commands (Trusted NFS)

  • System_Admin actions for NIS+

  • tnidb database

  • t6 API

  • vfstab_adjunct file

Because of changes to the architecture, the following Trusted Solaris 8 features are visibly different in Trusted Extensions.

  • Privileges are called by name, not by number

  • Window label Trusted Path replaces ADMIN_LOW and ADMIN_HIGH

  • Trusted Path workspaces are used for ADMIN_LOW and ADMIN_HIGH tasks

  • Label attributes are not placed in exec_attr

  • tsol policy entry is not used in exec_attr

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