Netgroup information (UNIX)

Module: Network Integrity

This check compares the netgroup listings that are stored in the NIS name service with template records that define the netgroups that are authorized by your security policy. Netgroup listings identify which hosts and users are allowed remote access to systems in listed domains.

The following table lists the error messages for the check.

Table: Error messages for Netgroup information

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information

String ID: STKU_NO_MATCHED_NETGROUP

Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6410)

Title: Netgroup not matched

Description:The netgroup is listed in NIS but not defined in the template file. You should review the netgroup listings in NIS and update the template to include all authorized netgroups.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]

String ID: STKU_UNUSED_NETGROUP

Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6411)

Title: Netgroup not used

Description:The netgroup is defined in the template file but is not listed in NIS. You should review the netgroup listings in NIS and update the template if appropriate.

Severity: green-0

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]

String ID: STKU_NO_MATCHED_TRIPLE

Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6412)

Title: Triple not matched

Description:The netgroup triple (i.e., host_name, user_name, domain_name) is listed in NIS but is not defined in the template file. You should review the netgroup listings in NIS and update the template if appropriate.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [Host: %s; user: %s; domain: %s]

String ID: STKU_WILDCARD_FIELD

Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6413)

Title: Wildcard field found

Description:The netgroup triple (i.e., host_name, user_name, domain_name listing) includes a wildcard or empty field in NIS but is not defined in the template. You should review the netgroup listings in NIS and update the template if appropriate.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [Host: %s; user: %s; domain: %s]

String ID: STKU_UNUSED_TRIPLE

Category: Change Notification

UNIX (6414)

Title: Triple not used

Description:The netgroup triple (i.e., host_name, user_name, domain_name listing) is defined in the template but is not listed in NIS. You should review the netgroup listings in NIS and update the template if appropriate.

Severity: green-0

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [Host: %s; user: %s; domain: %s]

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