Getting grips with fpm

Tightening SUID programs

From the developerWorks archives

David Tansley

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: August 07, 2012

Using the File Permissions Manager (fpm) allows you to trim down the programs that should not be SUID or SGID enabled in your view. Thus, allowing only privileged users to run these programs. This use of fpm is part of the ever-growing IBM® AIX® security policy to help system administrators in hardening their system.

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