policytool

Section: Security Tools (1)
Updated: 03 March 2015
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NAME

policytool - Reads and writes a plain text policy file based on user input through the utility GUI.  

SYNOPSIS


policytool [ -file ] [ filename ] 

-file

Directs the policytool command to load a policy file.
filename
The name of the file to be loaded.

Examples:

Run the policy tool administrator utility:

policytool

Run the policytool command and load the specified file:

policytool -file mypolicyfile

 

DESCRIPTION

The policytool command calls an administrator's GUI that enables system administrators to manage the contents of local policy files. A policy file is a plain-text file with a .policy extension, that maps remote requestors by domain, to permission objects. For details, see Default Policy Implementation and Policy File Syntax at http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/security/PolicyFiles.html  

OPTIONS

-file

Directs the policytool command to load a policy file.
 

SEE ALSO

Default Policy Implementation and Policy File Syntax at http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/security/PolicyFiles.html
Policy File Creation and Management at http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/security/PolicyGuide.html
Permissions in Java SE Development Kit (JDK) at http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/security/permissions.html
Java Security Overview at http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/security/overview/jsoverview.html
Java Cryptography Architecture (JCA) Reference Guide at http://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/technotes/guides/security/crypto/CryptoSpec.html


 

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