Package keyutils-libs

Key utilities library

http://people.redhat.com/~dhowells/keyutils/

This package provides a wrapper library for the key management facility system
calls.

Miscellanea (Section 7)
keyrings
The keyrings facility is primarily a way for drivers to retain or cache security data, authentication keys, encryption keys and other data in the kernel. System...
keyutils
The keyutils package is a library and a set of utilities for accessing the kernel keyrings facility.
persistent-keyring
The persistent keyring is a keyring used to anchor keys on behalf of a user. Each UID the kernel deals with has its own persistent keyring that is shared...
process-keyring
The process keyring is a keyring used to anchor keys on behalf of a process. It is only created when a process requests it. A special serial number value...
session-keyring
The session keyring is a keyring used to anchor keys on behalf of a process. It is typically created by the pam_keyinit module when a user logs in and a link...
thread-keyring
The thread keyring is a keyring used to anchor keys on behalf of a process. It is only created when a thread requests it. A special serial number value...
user-keyring
The user keyring is a keyring used to anchor keys on behalf of a user. Each UID the kernel deals with has its own user keyring. This keyring is associated with...
user-session-keyring
The user session keyring is a keyring used to anchor keys on behalf of a user. Each UID the kernel deals with has its own user session keyring. This keyring is...