sestatus.conf

Section: sestatus configuration file (5)
Updated: 26-Nov-2011
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NAME

sestatus.conf - The sestatus(8) configuration file.

 

DESCRIPTION

The sestatus.conf file is used by the sestatus(8) command with the -v option to determine what file and process security contexts should be displayed.

The fully qualified path name of the configuration file is:

/etc/sestatus.conf

The file consists of two optional sections as described in the FILE FORMAT section. Whether these exist or not, the following will always be displayed:

The current process context
The init process context
The controlling terminal file context

 

FILE FORMAT

The format consists of two optional sections as follows:
[files]
file_name
[file_name]
...

[process]
executable_file_name
[executable_file_name]
...

Where:

[files]
The start of the file list block.
file_name
One or more fully qualified file names, each on a new line will that will have its context displayed. If the file does not exist, then it is ignored. If the file is a symbolic link, then sestatus -v will also display the target file context.

[process]

The start of the process list block.
executable_file_name
One or more fully qualified executable file names that should it be an active process, have its context displayed. Each entry is on a new line.

 

EXAMPLE

# /etc/sestatus.conf
[files]
/etc/passwd
/etc/shadow
/bin/bash
/bin/login
/lib/libc.so.6
/lib/ld-linux.so.2
/lib/ld.so.1

[process]
/sbin/mingetty
/sbin/agetty
/usr/sbin/sshd

 

SEE ALSO

selinux(8), sestatus(8)


 

Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
FILE FORMAT
EXAMPLE
SEE ALSO
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