robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Apr 6 11:24:29 PDT 2005
On April 6, 2005 02:15 pm, Archaic wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 08:20:23AM -0500, Robert Connolly wrote:
> > I finally started to use gradm. I have it in learning mode right now.
> > Should this go in chapter 6, or in bhlfs "Security Tools"? I think it
> > more belongs in chapter 6 so that the default gradm setup has
> > limitations, and so it can be used when security /bin/su in chapter 7.
> I'm not familiar with gradm. If it can affect shadow, then I agree
> chapter 6 is the right place for it. Can you explain what its purpose
It's the userland to the grsecurity role based access control. The kernel part
is installed with grsecurity.
gradm - Administration program for the grsecurity RBAC system
gradm is the userspace RBAC parsing and authentication program for
grsecurity aims to be a complete security system for Linux 2.4/6. gradm
performs several tasks for the RBAC system including authenticated via
a password to the kernel and parsing rules to be passed to the kernel.
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