rsync as backup from f11 to F10 - issues

Stephen Smalley sds at
Mon Aug 17 17:15:58 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-08-15 at 11:39 -0700, Mike Cloaked wrote:
> Mike Cloaked wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > I can't speak for others but in my case once the files were stored on the
> > disk as backups via the F10 machine they would never be used on the F10
> > machine, as that machine would only ever act as a conduit for backup and
> > restore to the F11 machine - hence the files would only be used on F11
> > anyway - so the F10 machine is only a processing facility to get the files
> > onto the backup drive.
> > 
> > Presumably the facility referred to in the link several posts back up this
> > thread would allow this to happen?
> > 
> Sorry - not the link but the reference to the allowing mac_admin
> permission... on the F10 machine?

Yes.  Which you could do via a local policy module.  As long as nothing
confined on the F10 box needs to access those files...

Stephen Smalley
National Security Agency

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