[CentOS] SELinux and access across 'similar types'

RILINDO FOSTER rilindo at me.com
Sat Jan 7 02:16:01 UTC 2012

On Jan 6, 2012, at 10:35 AM, Bennett Haselton wrote:

> I tried that and it worked -- the httpd processes are now listed with 
> "httpd_t" as their context, the /var/log/audit/audit.log file is listed 
> with auditd_log_t as its type instead if file_t, etc.
> I'm pretty sure this machine was never "upgraded to CentOS 5.2", it was 
> just imaged with 5.7 when the hosting company set it up, but SELinux 
> *was* off until I turned it on.  So probably the doc should say, if the 
> "system was *installed* with 5.2, then do this" (and presumably it's 5.2 
> or later, not just 5.2).

Either that, or the base install was an earlier version of Centos 5.x,  with SELinux turned off then upgraded to the current version.

 - Rilindo

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