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December 9, 2008  12:47 AM

SELinux on Ubuntu



Posted by: Xjlittle
centos, linux security, red hat, selinux, ubuntu

The other day after installing Ubuntu on one of my test machines I noticed that there was an ls -Z command which shows various selinux information about files and directories. Running this command however gave some strange output, primarily ? marks. I thought this was a little strange but had...

November 21, 2008  8:28 PM

SELinux and what I’ve learned in the last two days..



Posted by: Xjlittle
centos, getsebool, Linux, selinux, selinux apache, selinux httpd, selinux mysql, selinux nfs, setsebool

I am bringing up a new Virtual Host with VMs of MySQL, music-repo and a webserver. All of these are on CentOS with SELinux enabled. No, I'm not a glutton for punishments using SELinux for all of these machines that are interconnected to each other. I believe the time is coming when organizations...


November 14, 2008  3:26 PM

Application Whitelisting for Window..or is it SELinux



Posted by: Xjlittle
anti-virus, Linux, malware, root kit, rootkit, Security, selinux, whitelisting

I recently read an article in eWeek that talked extensively about Application Whitelisting. The more of the article that I read this seems to be nothing more than SELinux on Windows. The Windows people are looking to lock down their machines because of the horrendous numbers of viruses, trojans...


November 5, 2008  2:56 PM

Maintaining your sanity with SELinux



Posted by: Xjlittle
centos, chcon, linux security, red hat, restorecon, sealert, Security, selinux, setroubleshoot

Yes I know..everyone wants to turn off selinux. The Notes Domino people even tell you to turn off selinux before installing Domino. While this is probably a good idea for them in normal server cases it is maybe not such a good idea under normal circumstances. SeLinux is another excellent layer...


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