AIX7-00-003205 - The AIX operating system must accept and verify Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials - pmfahotplugd


The use of PIV credentials facilitates standardization and reduces the risk of unauthorized access.

DoD has mandated the use of the CAC to support identity management and personal authentication for systems covered under Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 12, as well as making the CAC a primary component of layered protection for national security systems.

Satisfies: SRG-OS-000376-GPOS-00161, SRG-OS-000377-GPOS-00162


Install 'bos.ahafs' fileset from the PowerSC MFA DVD using the following command (assuming that the DVD device is mounted to /dev/cd0):

# installp -aXYgd /dev/cd0 -e /tmp/install.log bos.ahafs

Start the 'pmfahotplugd' service:

# startsrc-s pmfahotplugd

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References: 800-53|IA-2(12), CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001953, CCI|CCI-001954, Rule-ID|SV-215441r508663_rule, STIG-ID|AIX7-00-003205, STIG-Legacy|SV-103039, STIG-Legacy|V-92951, Vuln-ID|V-215441

Plugin: Unix

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