IRIX Admin: Backup, Security, and Accounting

Document Number: 007-2862-001

Front Matter

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Table of Contents

IRIX Admin Manual Set

About This Guide
What This Guide Contains
Conventions Used in This Guide
How to Use This Guide
Additional Resources

1. Planning a Backup Strategy
Types of Backup Media
Choosing a Backup Tool
Backup Strategies

2. Backup and Recovery Procedures
General Backup Procedure
System Backups
Recovery After System Corruption
Changing the Default Backup Device
Backup and Restore
dump and restore
xfsdump and xfsrestore

3. Troubleshooting Backup and Recovery
Unreadable Backups
Reading Media From Other Systems
Errors Creating the Backup
Restoring the Wrong Backup
Testing for Bad Media
Backup and Recovery Error Messages

4. System Security
Standard Security Features
Security Guidelines
Password Administration
Login and Account Administration
Set-UID and Set-GID Permissions
General File and Directory Permissions
Accounts Shipped Without Passwords
Security File and Command Reference

5. Network Security
Local Area Network Access
Network Security and Firewalls
Hardware Configuration
IRIX Configuration
Internal Network Configuration

6. Administering the System Audit Trail
Enabling Auditing
Default Auditing
Customizing Auditing
Understanding the Audit Data
Potential Security Violations
Archiving Audit Data

7. System Accounting
Process (System) Accounting
Additional Resources