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SearchOpenSource: SELinux Policy Editor: Removing Micromanagement from Administrative Control

Aug 24, 2006, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Korelc, Ed Tittel)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"Administrators often criticize Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) policies for being too complex, and they have a point. Mandatory access control-based administration is tedious and easy to misconfigure. It can be tough to handle the extended security attributes across a range of users, processes and files or directories that encompass more than one server. Novell addresses this problem in its enterprise-class server offerings with the AppArmor suite of policy management applications, but nothing comparable exists yet for systems management in Red Hat enterprise servers (or CentOS derivatives)..."

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