enabling selinux

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Apr 3 03:49:36 UTC 2008


I did a yum upgrade from Fedora 8 to Rawhide and disabled SELinux during 
the upgrade just to avoid issues. Now that I finished upgrading, I tried 
setting it to on and in enforcing mode.

Relabeling proceeded as expected though seemed slower than usual. After 
bootup, I noticed that it says it is in permissive mode. Lots of things 
have changed including the init system and I am not sure what to check. 
Can someone help me out?

# cat /etc/selinux/config

# This file controls the state of SELinux on the system.
# SELINUX= can take one of these three values:
#	enforcing - SELinux security policy is enforced.
#	permissive - SELinux prints warnings instead of enforcing.
#	disabled - SELinux is fully disabled.
# SELINUXTYPE= type of policy in use. Possible values are:
#	targeted - Only targeted network daemons are protected.
#	strict - Full SELinux protection.

# SETLOCALDEFS= Check local definition changes


# sestatus

SELinux status:                 enabled
SELinuxfs mount:                /selinux
Current mode:                   permissive
Mode from config file:          error (Success)
Policy version:                 22
Policy from config file:        targeted

# rpm -qa | grep -i selinux



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