[CentOS] SELinux

Wed Apr 5 15:38:40 UTC 2006
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>

On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 09:55 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 07:27, Paul Heinlein wrote:
> > On Wed, 5 Apr 2006, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> > 
> > > All told, once you understand the basics, SELinux is a nice asset. 
> > > But it is not easy.
> > 
> > Well said!
> The problem is that you not only have to understand SELinux, you
> have to understand the access requirements of all the applications
> that it controls.  These may be fast-changing and controlled by
> different teams of people, they may have been done long ago
> by people who have moved on, or they may be third party products
> dropped in because no one locally wants to deal with that kind
> of stuff. 
running a server on CentOS 4, there isn't much you have to deal with on
SELinux - and I would expect that you could relatively easily get
answers to the issues caused by SELinux to the point where you wouldn't
have to learn much.