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Re: contents of /etc/selinux/<type>/contexts/users/*

From: Stephen Smalley <sds_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 17:33:04 GMT
To: Hasan Rezaul-CHR010 <CHR010@motorola.com>


On Wed, 2010-01-20 at 11:29 -0500, Hasan Rezaul-CHR010 wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Can you please point me to documentation that describes the syntax
> details of the files found in the directory:
>
> /etc/selinux/<type>/contexts/users/
> local.users
> root
> staff_u
> system.users
> unconfined_u
> user_u
>
> These files are already created for me, with several lines in them. I
> would like to better understand what the content of these files really
> mean and what its really doing... This way, I could perhaps make some
> adjustments to customize them for my specific needs. Thanks in advance.

These are just per-user versions of the default_contexts file, see: http://www.nsa.gov/research/_files/selinux/papers/policy2/x724.shtml -- Stephen Smalley National Security Agency -- This message was distributed to subscribers of the selinux mailing list. If you no longer wish to subscribe, send mail to majordomo@tycho.nsa.gov with the words "unsubscribe selinux" without quotes as the message.