security options

Christofer C. Bell christofer.c.bell at
Tue Jun 13 23:11:52 UTC 2017

On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 2:34 PM, Friedrich Locke <friedrich.locke at>

> Hi folks,
> i wonder what are the sysctl variables and its value to those list of
> options, related to security, that are given us the chance to change in the
> fbsd install program.
> I mean options like: [ ] prevent users from seeing other processes
>                      [ ] prevent users from other groups processes
> Thanks.


If you have the 'src' component installed, you can see what that screen in
the installer is doing here:


If you can read a standard shell script, it's pretty easy to see what's
what in there.  And if you want to retroactively apply (or remove) the
changes made by that dialog, you can work out how to do that pretty easily.


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Universe." -- Carl Sagan

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