securelevel doc?

Gayn Winters gayn.winters at
Sun Jan 22 21:46:32 PST 2006

> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Joel Hatton
> Sent: Sunday, January 22, 2006 8:52 PM
> To: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: securelevel doc?
> Hi,
> I may be confused, but istr that man security[7] used to document the
> results of different kernel securelevels; this no longer 
> seems to be the
> case. Is this still documented in the base system without recourse to
> online help? (I'm OK with securelevels, btw, I'd just like to 
> know where
> to point someone to this information)
> cheers,
> -- Joel Hatton --

I'd point to:

man security
man securelevel = man init
man sysctl

in this order.  On my 5.3 system (the oldest I have running) the
securelevels aren't fully explained until man init.  I don't know about


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