authorization_mechanisms

OS X Authorization mechanisms database.

Platform support

Please be aware that some queries can only be run against certain platforms. Below is a list of the supported platforms that this query supports. Zercurity will automatically pause queries from running if errors are detected. Running a query against an unsupported platform will result in the following error: no such table: authorization_mechanisms

  • Mac OSX

Table schema

Name

Type

Description

label

TEXT

Label of the authorization right

plugin

TEXT

Authorization plugin name

mechanism

TEXT

Name of the mechanism that will be called

privileged

TEXT

If privileged it will run as root, else as an anonymous user

entry

TEXT

The whole string entry

Query examples

select * from authorization_mechanisms;
select * from authorization_mechanisms where label = 'system.login.console';
select * from authorization_mechanisms where label = 'authenticate';