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Sysadmin Disabling SELinux

Discussion in 'System Administration' started by noly, Jul 26, 2017.

  1. noly

    noly Premium Member Premium Member

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    Hello and hi,

    i am wondering if it is necessary to keep SELinux diabled after centmin installation.

    Because...

    "Red Hat strongly recommends to use permissive mode instead of permanently disabling SELinux. See Section 5.4.1.2, “Permissive Mode” for more information about permissive mode."
     
  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Yeah keep selinux disabled for centmin mod. Unless you 100% know and understand what and how selinux operates and how restrictive it can be for non-standard configuration setups that centmin mod uses and can setup the correct selinux 'whitelisting' for those configurations. I do not provide any support for selinux so end user would need to know about it themselves.

    see my reply at what is SE-linux and why disable ? too

    also some centmin mod functions specifically check if selinux is disabled first
     
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