having trouble getting dhcpd started

Jon August jon at internection.com
Sun Jun 19 20:05:29 UTC 2005

Ah ha!  So it is SELinux.  How do I tell SELinux to let this happen?   
(major SELinux newbie)


type=AVC msg=audit(1119209957.460:1957770): avc:  denied   
{ name_bind } for  pid=3636 comm="dhcpd" src=67  
tcontext=system_u:object_r:reserved_port_t tclass=udp_socket

type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1119209957.460:1957770): arch=c000003e  
syscall=49 success=no exit=-13 a0=6 a1=7ffffff31010 a2=10  
a3=7ffffff3102c items=0 pid=3636 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0  
suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 comm="dhcpd" exe="/usr/sbin/dhcpd"

On Jun 19, 2005, at 3:59 PM, Ivan Gyurdiev wrote:

> On Sun, 2005-06-19 at 15:53 -0400, Jon August wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I just installed FC4 and I'm trying to get DHCP started, so I pulled
>> my dhcpd.conf from the machine we're moving it from, and checked to
>> see if any of the syntax had changed.  All looks good, but when I try
>> to start dhcpd I get the following.
>> Is SELinux preventing dhcp from binding to the port?  I don't see any
>> audit messages in /var/log/messages.
> What about /var/log/audit.log ?
> Is audit running?
> You can run SELinux in permissive mode to check.
> (/usr/sbin/setenforce 0;
> /etc/init.d/dhcpd restart;
> /usr/sbin/setenforce 1;)

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