While many Solaris admins are aware of the Fault Management Architecture inside of Solaris, it’s often not a natural habit to them to look at the output of
fmlist just for a quick look what the FMA has seen. In Solaris 11.4 is now a PAM module that gives you an hint, that looking at the FMA may be a good idea. It’s implemented via an PAM module.
As the information about the number of errors is probably an information that you don’t want to share too broadly, the output of this module is dependent on the condition, that the user has the
solaris.fm.read authorization. To add this authorization to an user, you can use the
Next time you login as
jmoekamp you will see a useful addition to the output: