CIS Oracle Solaris 11.1 Benchmark v1.0.0

Release Date: Mon Sep 30 21:16:21 2013


This document, CIS Oracle Solaris 11.1 Benchmark v1.0.0, provides prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure configuration posture for Oracle Solaris 11 on both x86 and SPARC platforms. This guide was tested against Solaris 11.1 release. As of the publication of this document, Solaris 11.1 is the latest available support update for the Solaris 11 OS. The recommendations included in this document may need to be adjusted for future Solaris 11 updates. To obtain the latest version of this guide, please visit If you have questions, comments, or have identified ways to improve this guide, please write us at


The CIS community thanks the entire consensus team with special recognition to the following parties who contributed greatly to the creation of this guide:


  • Alan Covell
  • Gary Winiger
  • Glenn Brunette



  • Blake Frantz, Amazon
  • Carole Fennelly
  • Chris Cook
  • Damian Southard
  • David Pollard
  • Doug Schmidt
  • Filip Francis
  • Glenn Brunette
  • Ian Hunt
  • Jason Mackanick
  • Jay Beale
  • Jonathan Klein
  • Liang Qin
  • Liang Qin
  • Nelson Benitez
  • Vladimir Bogodist
  • Wilfred Artman