pscap(8) — Linux manual page


PSCAP:(8)              System Administration Utilities             PSCAP:(8)

NAME         top

       pscap - a program to see capabilities

SYNOPSIS         top

       pscap [ -a ]

DESCRIPTION         top

       pscap is a program that prints out a report of process capabilities.
       If the application has any capabilities, it will be in the report
       with the exception of init. By giving the -a command line option,
       init will be included, too. If a process is not in the report, it has
       dropped all capabilities. If the process has partial capabilities, it
       is further examined to see if it has an open-ended bounding set. If
       this is found to be true, a '+' symbol is added. If the process has
       ambient capabilities, a '@' symbols is added.

       The command name in the output may be followed by an asterisk mark
       (*). This mark denotes processes which run in child user namespaces
       (relative to the user namespace of pscap itself).

SEE ALSO         top

       netcap(8), filecap(8), capabilities(7), ps(8).

AUTHOR         top

       Steve Grubb

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Red Hat                           Sept 2020                        PSCAP:(8)

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