On 25 November 2013 01:08, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> wrote: > I'd like to run SELinux on my CentOS server in enforcing mode, > but I get the above message when I run sealert. > I assume this is because I am accessing the server from my laptop? > > In any case, I googled for the message, > and this threw up dozens of similar queries over many years. > Most of the ones I read offered methods of avoiding the problem > rather than solving it. > > Am I right in thinking the message arises from my remote connection? > And if so, is there a simple solution? > Too little information at present to tell. Does it work if the system is in permissive? Did you ever have the system in disabled and then switched to permissive/enforcing? Do you have xauth installed? 9 times out of 10 with this message it's just that there is no (or incorrect) .Xauthority so the X server rightfully denies the untrusted connection.