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Authored by: brianwells on Jan 02, '08 05:56:18PM
I wrote a command-line utility called 'authutil' for making changes to rights in the authorization policy database. You can download it from my web site: http://www.briandwells.com/main/Files.html

For example, to change the right so that only the current user can unlock the screen saver, use:

sudo authutil write system.login.screensaver rule authenticate-session-owner

To change it back to the default:

sudo authutil write system.login.screensaver rule authenticate-session-owner-or-admin

The utility is limited at present to editing rights and not rules. Of course, the source code is included just in case someone feels like adding support for editing rules ;-)

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