default_type

Section: SELinux configuration (5)
Updated: 28-Nov-2011
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NAME

default_type - The SELinux default type configuration file  

DESCRIPTION

The default_type file contains entries that allow SELinux-aware applications such as newrole(1) to select a default type for a role if one is not supplied.

selinux_default_type_path(3) will return the active policy path to this file. The default, default type file is:

/etc/selinux/{SELINUXTYPE}/contexts/default_type

Where {SELINUXTYPE} is the entry from the selinux configuration file config (see selinux_config(5)).

get_default_type(3) reads this file to determine a type for the active policy.  

FILE FORMAT

Each line within the default_type file is formatted with role:type entries where:
role
The SELinux role.
type
The domain type that is returned for this role.
 

EXAMPLE

# ./contexts/default_type
auditadm_r:auditadm_t
user_r:user_t  

SEE ALSO

selinux(8), get_default_type(3), newrole(1), selinux_default_type_path(3), selinux_config(5)


 

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