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Intro(4)			 File Formats			      Intro(4)

NAME
       Intro, intro - introduction to file formats

DESCRIPTION
       This  section  outlines	the  formats of	various	files. The C structure
       declarations for	the file formats are given where applicable.  Usually,
       the headers containing these structure declarations can be found	in the
       directories /usr/include	or /usr/include/sys. For inclusion in  C  lan-
       guage  programs,	 however, the syntax #include <filename.h> or #include
       <sys/filename.h>	should be used.

LIST OF	PAGES
       Name		       Description

       NIS+LDAPmapping(4)      configuration file for mapping between NIS+ and
			       LDAP

       NISLDAPmapping(4)       mapping file used by the	NIS server components

       TIMEZONE(4)	       set default system time zone and	locale

       a.out(4)		       Executable and Linking Format (ELF) files

       addresses(4)	       See aliases(4)

       admin(4)		       installation defaults file

       alias(4)		       alias table file	of encoding names

       aliases(4)	       addresses and aliases for sendmail

       archives(4)	       device header

       asetenv(4)	       ASET environment	file

       asetmasters(4)	       ASET master files

       au(4)		       AU audio	file format

       audit.log(4)	       audit trail file

       audit_class(4)	       audit class definitions

       audit_control(4)	       control information for system audit daemon

       audit_data(4)	       current information on audit daemon

       audit_event(4)	       audit event definition and class	mapping

       audit_user(4)	       per-user	auditing data file

       auth_attr(4)	       authorization description database

       autofs(4)	       file containing parameter values	for automountd
			       daemon and automount command

       bart_manifest(4)	       system audit manifest file

       bart_rules(4)	       bart rules file

       bootparams(4)	       boot parameter data base

       cdtoc(4)		       CD-ROM table of contents	file

       cklist.high(4)	       See asetmasters(4)

       cklist.low(4)	       See asetmasters(4)

       cklist.med(4)	       See asetmasters(4)

       clustertoc(4)	       cluster table of	contents description file

       compver(4)	       compatible versions file

       contents(4)	       list of files and associated packages

       contract(4)	       the contract file system

       copyright(4)	       copyright information file

       core(4)		       process core file

       crypt.conf(4)	       configuration file for pluggable	crypt modules

       crypto_certs(4)	       directory for  certificate  files  for  Solaris
			       Cryptographic Framework

       d_passwd(4)	       dial-up password	file

       dacf.conf(4)	       device auto-configuration configuration file

       dat.conf(4)	       DAT static registry

       default_fs(4)	       specify	the default file system	type for local
			       or remote file systems

       defaultdomain(4)	       s

       defaultrouter(4)	       configuration file for default router(s)

       depend(4)	       software	dependencies file

       device_allocate(4)      device_allocate file

       device_maps(4)	       device_maps file

       devices(4)		device configuration information

       devid_cache(4)	       See devices(4)

       dfstab(4)	       file containing commands	for sharing  resources
			       across a	network

       dhcp_inittab(4)	       information repository for DHCP options

       dhcp_network(4)	       DHCP network tables

       dhcpsvc.conf(4)	       file  containing	 service configuration parame-
			       ters for	the DHCP service

       dhcptab(4)	       DHCP configuration parameter table

       dialups(4)	       list of terminal	devices	 requiring  a  dial-up
			       password

       dir(4)		       See dir_ufs(4)

       dir_ufs(4)	       format of ufs directories

       driver.conf(4)	       driver configuration files

       dumpdates(4)	       See ufsdump(4)

       environ(4)	       user-preference variables files for AT[amp   ]T
			       FACE

       ethers(4)	       Ethernet	address	to hostname database or	domain

       exec_attr(4)	       execution profiles database

       fbtab(4)		       See logindevperm(4)

       fd(4)		       file descriptor files

       flash_archive(4)	       format of flash archive

       format.dat(4)	       disk drive configuration	for the	format command

       forward(4)	       See aliases(4)

       fs(4)		       See default_fs(4)

       fspec(4)		       format specification in text files

       fstypes(4)	       file that  registers  distributed  file	system
			       packages

       ftp(4)		       FTP client configuration	file

       ftpaccess(4)	       FTP Server configuration	file

       ftpconversions(4)       FTP Server conversions database

       ftpgroups(4)	       FTP Server enhanced group access	file

       ftphosts(4)	       FTP Server individual user host access file

       ftpservers(4)	       FTP Server virtual hosting configuration	file

       ftpusers(4)	       file  listing  users to be disallowed ftp login
			       privileges

       fx_dptbl(4)	       fixed priority dispatcher parameter table

       gateways(4)	       configuration file for /usr/sbin/in.routed IPv4
			       network routing daemon

       geniconvtbl(4)	       geniconvtbl input file format

       group(4)		       group file

       gsscred.conf(4)	       Generic Security	Services credential configura-
			       tion file

       hba.conf(4)	       configuration file for the HBAAPI library

       holidays(4)	       prime/nonprime table for	the accounting system

       hosts(4)		       host name database

       hosts.equiv(4)	       trusted remote hosts and	users

       ib(4)		       InfiniBand device driver	configuration files

       idnkit.pc(4)	       meta information	data file for libidnkit

       ike.config(4)	       configuration file for IKE policy

       ike.preshared(4)	       pre-shared keys file for	IKE

       inet_type(4)	       default Internet	protocol type

       inetd.conf(4)	       Internet	servers	database

       init.d(4)	       initialization  and  termination	 scripts   for
			       changing	init states

       inittab(4)	       script for init

       ipaddrsel.conf(4)       IPv6 default address selection policy

       ipf(4)		       IP packet filter	rule syntax

       ipf.conf(4)	       See ipf(4)

       ipnat(4)		       IP NAT file format

       ipnat.conf(4)	       See ipnat(4)

       ipnodes(4)	       local  database associating names of nodes with
			       IP addresses

       ippool(4)	       IP pool file format

       ippool.conf(4)	       See ippool(4)

       isa(4)		       See sysbus(4)

       issue(4)		       issue identification file

       kadm5.acl(4)	       Kerberos	access control list (ACL) file

       kdc.conf(4)	       Key  Distribution  Center  (KDC)	 configuration
			       file

       keytables(4)	       keyboard	 table	descriptions  for loadkeys and
			       dumpkeys

       krb5.conf(4)	       Kerberos	configuration file

       ldapfilter.conf(4)      configuration file for LDAP filtering routines

       ldapsearchprefs.conf(4) configuration file for LDAP  search  preference
			       routines

       ldaptemplates.conf(4)   configuration  file  for	 LDAP display template
			       routines

       llc2(4)		       LLC2 Configuration file

       logadm.conf(4)	       configuration file for logadm command

       logindevperm(4)	       login-based device permissions

       loginlog(4)	       log of failed login attempts

       lutab(4)		       list of boot environments

       magic(4)		       file command's magic number file

       md.cf(4)		       See md.tab(4)

       md.tab(4)	       Solaris Volume Manager utility files

       mddb.cf(4)	       metadevice state	database replica locations

       mech(4)		       mechanism and QOP files

       meddb(4)		       mediator	data file

       mipagent.conf(4)	       configuration file for Mobile IP	mobility agent

       mnttab(4)	       mounted file system table

       mod_ipp(4)	       Embedded	Internet Print Protocol	(IPP) listener
			       for the Apache HTTP server

       nca.if(4)	       the NCA configuration file that specifies phys-
			       ical interfaces

       ncad_addr(4)	       name of the Solaris Network Cache and Accelera-
			       tor (NCA) socket	utility	library

       ncakmod.conf(4)	       the ncakmod configuration file

       ncalogd.conf(4)	       NCA logging configuration file

       ncaport.conf(4)	       ncaport configuration file

       ndpd.conf(4)	       configuration file for IPv6 router autoconfigu-
			       ration

       netconfig(4)	       network configuration database

       netgroup(4)	       list of network groups

       netid(4)		       netname database

       netmasks(4)	       network mask database

       netrc(4)		       file for	ftp remote login data

       networks(4)	       network name database

       nfs(4)		       file   containing  parameter  values  for  NFS-
			       related daemons

       nfslog.conf(4)	       NFS server logging configuration	file

       nfssec.conf(4)	       list NFS	security modes

       nisfiles(4)	       NIS+ database files and directory structure

       nodename(4)	       local source for	system name

       nologin(4)	       message displayed to users attempting to	log on
			       in the process of a system shutdown

       note(4)		       specify legal annotations

       notrouter(4)	       flag to turn off	IPv4 routing

       nscd.conf(4)	       name service cache daemon configuration

       nss(4)		       configuration file for initgroups

       nsswitch.conf(4)	       configuration file for the name service switch

       order(4)		       package installation order description file

       ott(4)		       FACE object architecture	information

       packagetoc(4)	       package table of	contents description file

       packingrules(4)	       packing rules file for cachefs and filesync

       pam.conf(4)	       configuration file for pluggable	authentication
			       modules

       passwd(4)	       password	file

       path_to_inst(4)	       device instance number file

       pathalias(4)	       alias file for FACE

       pci(4)		       configuration files for PCI device drivers

       pcmcia(4)	       PCMCIA nexus driver

       phones(4)	       remote host phone number	database

       pkginfo(4)	       package characteristics file

       pkgmap(4)	       package contents	description file

       platform(4)	       directory of files specifying  supported	 plat-
			       forms

       plot(4B)		       graphics	interface

       policy.conf(4)	       configuration file for security policy

       power.conf(4)	       Power Management	configuration information file

       pref(4)		       See environ(4)

       printers(4)	       user-configurable printer alias database

       printers.conf(4)	       system printing configuration database

       priv_names(4)	       privilege definition file

       proc(4)		       /proc, the process file system

       process(4)	       process contract	type

       prof_attr(4)	       profile description database

       profile(4)	       setting up an environment  for  user  at	 login
			       time

       project(4)	       project file

       protocols(4)	       protocol	name database

       prototype(4)	       package information file

       pseudo(4)	       configuration files for pseudo device drivers

       publickey(4)	       public key database

       qop(4)		       See mech(4)

       queuedefs(4)	       queue description file for at, batch, and cron

       rcmscript(4)	       script  interface  specification	for the	Recon-
			       figuration and Coordination Manager

       remote(4)	       remote host description file

       resolv.conf(4)	       resolver	configuration file

       rhosts(4)	       See hosts.equiv(4)

       rmmount.conf(4)	       removable media mounter configuration file

       rmtab(4)		       remote mounted file system table

       rndc.conf(4)	       rndc configuration file

       rpc(4)		       rpc program number data base

       rpc.nisd(4)	       configuration file for NIS+ service daemon

       rpld.conf(4)	       Remote Program Load (RPL) server	 configuration
			       file

       rt_dptbl(4)	       real-time dispatcher parameter table

       sasl_appname.conf(4)    SASL options and	configuration file

       sbus(4)		       configuration files for SBus device drivers

       sccsfile(4)	       format of an SCCS history file

       scsi(4)		       configuration files for SCSI target drivers

       securenets(4)	       configuration file for NIS security

       service_bundle(4)       service manifest	file format

       service_provider.conf(4)service provider	configuration file

       services(4)	       Internet	services and aliases

       shadow(4)	       shadow password file

       sharetab(4)	       shared file system table

       shells(4)	       shell database

       slp.conf(4)	       configuration  file for Service Location	Proto-
			       col agents

       slpd.reg(4)	       serialized registration file  for  the  service
			       location	protocol daemon	(slpd)

       snapshot_cache(4)       See devices(4)

       snmp.conf(4)	       configuration  file  for	 the Net-SNMP applica-
			       tions

       snmp_config(4)	       overview	of Net-SNMP configuration files

       snmp_variables(4)       format of specifying  variable  names  to  SNMP
			       tools

       snmpd.conf(4)	       configuration file for the Net-SNMP agent

       snmptrapd.conf(4)       configuration file for the Net-SNMP trap	daemon

       sock2path(4)	       file that maps sockets to transport providers

       space(4)		       disk space requirement file

       ssh_config(4)	       ssh configuration file

       sshd_config(4)	       sshd configuration file

       sulog(4)		       su command log file

       synclist(4)	       list of files to	be synchronized	when  changing
			       from one	boot environment to another

       sysbus(4)	       device tree propertie

       sysidcfg(4)	       system identification configuration file

       syslog.conf(4)	       configuration  file for syslogd system log dae-
			       mon

       system(4)	       system configuration information	file

       telnetrc(4)	       file for	telnet default options

       term(4)		       format of compiled term file

       terminfo(4)	       terminal	and printer capability database

       timezone(4)	       default timezone	data base

       tnf_kernel_probes(4)    TNF kernel probes

       ts_dptbl(4)	       time-sharing dispatcher parameter table

       ttydefs(4)	       file contains terminal line  settings  informa-
			       tion for	ttymon

       ttysrch(4)	       directory search	list for ttyname

       tune.high(4)	       See asetmasters(4)

       tune.low(4)	       See asetmasters(4)

       tune.med(4)	       See asetmasters(4)

       ufsdump(4)	       incremental dump	format

       uid_aliases(4)	       See asetmasters(4)

       updaters(4)	       configuration file for NIS updating

       user_attr(4)	       extended	user attributes	database

       utmp(4)		       utmp and	wtmp database entry formats

       utmpx(4)		       utmpx and wtmpx database	entry formats

       variables(4)	       See environ(4)

       vfstab(4)	       table of	file system defaults

       vhci_cache(4)	       See devices(4)

       vold.conf(4)	       volume management configuration file

       volume-config(4)	       Solaris	Volume	Manager	 volume	 configuration
			       information for top down	volume	creation  with
			       metassist

       volume-defaults(4)      See volume-request(4)

       volume-request(4)       Solaris	Volume	Manager	configuration informa-
			       tion for	top down volume	creation  with	metas-
			       sist

       wanboot.conf(4)	       repository for WANboot configuration data

       warn.conf(4)	       Kerberos	warning	configuration file

       wtmp(4)		       See utmp(4)

       wtmpx(4)		       See utmpx(4)

       xferlog(4)	       FTP Server transfer log file

       ypfiles(4)	       Network Information Service Version 2, formerly
			       knows as	YP

       yppasswdd(4)	       configuration file for rpc.yppasswdd (NIS pass-
			       word daemon)

       ypserv(4)	       configuration  file  for	NIS to LDAP transition
			       daemons

       zoneinfo(4)	       timezone	information

SunOS 5.10			  21 Dec 2004			      Intro(4)

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