NFSv4 and SELinux

Eric Paris eparis at
Tue May 13 18:08:02 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-05-13 at 19:58 +0200, Hervé WERNER wrote:
> Hi.
> I've just installed Fedora 9 today in order to test NFSv4 through SELinux.
> I know that sending context across the wire is still in progress, but
> could I find some patch to test? Is there anything I could test to make it
> work?

not my area

> I also would like to make the context mount option work with NFSv4. The
> mount command doesn't give any error at mounting but when I list the
> context of the NFSv4 mount point I get "system_u:object_r:nfs_t". Is there
> any way to set context for the mounted points?

not until the nfs maintainers accept my latest patch, send it to linus,
and it gets back into fedora kernels

we are hung up on the upstream NFS people here (they have been poked)


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