init_selinuxSection: init SELinux Policy documentation (8)
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NAMEinit_selinux - Security Enhanced Linux Policy for the init processes
SELinux Linux secures init (System initialization programs (init and init scripts)) processes via flexible mandatory access control.
BOOLEANSSELinux policy is customizable based on least access required. init policy is extremely flexible and has several booleans that allow you to manipulate the policy and run init with the tightest access possible.
If you want to enable support for upstart as the init program, you must turn on the init_upstart boolean.
setsebool -P init_upstart 1
FILE CONTEXTSSELinux requires files to have an extended attribute to define the file type.
You can see the context of a file using the -Z option to lsP Policy governs the access confined processes have to these files. SELinux init policy is very flexible allowing users to setup their init processes in as secure a method as possible.
The following file types are defined for init:
- Set files with the init_exec_t type, if you want to transition an executable to the init_t domain.
- Set files with the init_var_run_t type, if you want to store the init files under the /run directory.
- Set files with the initctl_t type, if you want to treat the files as initctl data.
- Set files with the initrc_devpts_t type, if you want to treat the files as initrc devpts data.
- Set files with the initrc_exec_t type, if you want to transition an executable to the initrc_t domain.
/usr/sbin/startx, /etc/rc.d/rc, /usr/libexec/dcc/stop-.*, /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-ipsec, /usr/sbin/start-dirsrv, /usr/sbin/open_init_pty, /usr/sbin/ldap-agent, /usr/share/system-config-services/system-config-services-mechanism.py, /etc/rc.d/rc.[^/]+, /etc/rc.d/init.d/.*, /usr/libexec/dcc/start-.*, /usr/sbin/restart-dirsrv, /etc/X11/prefdm, /usr/sbin/apachectl, /etc/init.d/.*, /usr/bin/sepg_ctl
- Set files with the initrc_state_t type, if you want to treat the files as initrc state data.
- Set files with the initrc_tmp_t type, if you want to store initrc temporary files in the /tmp directories.
- Set files with the initrc_var_run_t type, if you want to store the initrc files under the /run directory.
/var/run/setmixer_flag, /var/run/runlevel.dir, /var/run/random-seed, /var/run/utmp
Note: File context can be temporarily modified with the chcon command. If you want to permanently change the file context you need to use the semanage fcontext command. This will modify the SELinux labeling database. You will need to use restorecon to apply the labels.
PROCESS TYPESSELinux defines process types (domains) for each process running on the system
You can see the context of a process using the -Z option to psP Policy governs the access confined processes have to files. SELinux init policy is very flexible allowing users to setup their init processes in as secure a method as possible.
The following process types are defined for init:
Note: semanage permissive -a PROCESS_TYPE can be used to make a process type permissive. Permissive process types are not denied access by SELinux. AVC messages will still be generated.
COMMANDSsemanage fcontext can also be used to manipulate default file context mappings.
semanage permissive can also be used to manipulate whether or not a process type is permissive.
semanage module can also be used to enable/disable/install/remove policy modules.
semanage boolean can also be used to manipulate the booleans
system-config-selinux is a GUI tool available to customize SELinux policy settings.
AUTHORThis manual page was autogenerated by genman.py.
SEE ALSOselinux(8), init(8), semanage(8), restorecon(8), chcon(1) , setsebool(8)
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Time: 05:34:26 GMT, December 24, 2015