[CentOS] SELinux - way of the future or good idea but !!!

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Tue Nov 30 15:49:57 EST 2010


On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 03:11:24PM -0500, Lamar Owen wrote:
> Reality check: IDC analysts have estimated Red Hat's share of the paid
> commercial Linux market as 62%[1], [2], with Red Hat estimating higher
> [3].  That's RHEL: which ships SELinux enabled, enforcing, targeted,
> by default.  And, this being the CentOS list, we're in a default SELinux

Reality check: how many of those installs are RedHat OOB installs with
default options?  I know the 10,000 machines we have where I work are
all meant to be "corporate standard" and this, by default, does _not_
have SELinux enabled.

> they should be supporting the default RHEL configuration.

Shoulda, coulda, woulda... didna.

-- 

rgds
Stephen


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