security_authtrampoline.8   [plain text]


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.Dt security_authtrampoline 8      \" Program name and manual section number 
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.Sh NAME                 \" Section Header - required - don't modify 
.Nm security_authtrampoline
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.Nd Trampoline used by AuthorizationExecuteWithPrivileges from Security.framework.
.Sh SYNOPSIS             \" Section Header - required - don't modify
.Nm
.Sh DESCRIPTION          \" Section Header - required - don't modify
.Nm
is used when programs use AuthorizationExecuteWithPrivileges from
Security.framework to run another program with root privileges.  
The
.Nm 
command uses the authorization infrastructure to determine whether
it should proceed.
You should not run it by itself.
Execution of other programs is logged with
.Xr syslog 3
to channel LOG_AUTH at LOG_NOTICE level.
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