Howto: Redhat Enterprise Linux SELinux policy guide

by on August 22, 2007 · 3 comments· LAST UPDATED December 18, 2007

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Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is a Linux mandatory access controls, through the use of Linux Security Modules (LSM) in the Linux kernel. SELinux is enabled by default in RHEL 5 / CentOS 5 / Fedora etc. But many admin disabled it due to troubles and hard configuration options. So if you are afraid of SELinux, try new GUI tools to customizing your system’s protection by creating new policy modules is easier than ever. In this article, Dan Walsh gently walks you through the policy module creation process:

A lot of people think that building a new SELinux policy is magic, but magic tricks never seem quite as difficult once you know how they're done. This article explains how I build a policy module and gives you the step-by-step process for using the tools to build your own.

=> A step-by-step guide to building a new SELinux policy module

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1 name August 27, 2007 at 10:38 am

your tips i m using for 1 month but sir give me your contact id so i can ask some question that i m not able to solve.ok
have a nice day.


2 nixCraft August 27, 2007 at 11:03 am

I don’t provide service to end users and individuals. Please use our forum to ask questions.


3 Mani Ezhilan September 22, 2007 at 4:57 pm

Trying to learn and configure the facts of linux


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