mgrepl at redhat.com
Mon Jun 8 09:42:58 UTC 2009
Matej Cepl wrote:
> Peter Joseph, Sat, 06 Jun 2009 12:03:35 -0700:
>> Where can I find information explaining the above?
> Search for PAM configuration on Google. This has actually absolutely
> nothing to do with SELinux ;-).
> SELinux is not firewall and it is not intended as replacement of thereof.
>> reasonable learning curve, the users are presented with this monstrous
>> security system understood only by full-blown programmers. Is there a
>> way of learning SELinux without the computer science degree prerequisit?
> Normal user is not supposed to understand SELinux, it should just work
> for him (or he can file bugs). If you want to fiddle with it, then you
> should know what you are doing.
> If you want to learn stuff, then the best source I found was "SELinux
> User Guide" (http://docs.fedoraproject.org/selinux-user-guide/) and
> probably even better "SELinux by Example" (http://www.amazon.com/SELinux-
> Example-Security-Enhanced-Development/dp/0131963694/) ... it is slightly
> dated, but it leads you very nicely from simple to hights which are
> unsurmountable for regular human beings.
And what I really recommend you is also Dan Walsh's LiveJournal about
SELinux. There is a lot of useful information that can help you with
understanding of SELinux.
Look at http://danwalsh.livejournal.com/
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