authorization_mechanisms

OS X Authorization mechanisms database.

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';