is-root

Authorisation Right in Mac OS X

The is-root authorization right appears in the following versions of Mac OS X.

Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12

  {
    'allow-root' : 'true',
    'authenticate-user' : 'false',
    'class' : 'user',
    'comment' : 'Verify that the process that created this AuthorizationRef is running as root.',
    'session-owner' : 'false',
    'shared' : 'false',
    'timeout' : '2147483647',
    'tries' : '10000'
  }

Mac OS X 10.6 / 10.7 / 10.8

  {
    'allow-root' : 'true',
    'authenticate-user' : 'false',
    'class' : 'user',
    'comment' : 'Verify that the process that created this AuthorizationRef is running as root.'
  }

See other Mac OS X Authorization Rights.