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sestatus(8)						SELinux command line documentation					       sestatus(8)

NAME
sestatus - SELinux status tool SYNOPSIS
sestatus [-v] [-b] This tool is used to get the status of a system running SELinux. DESCRIPTION
This manual page describes the sestatus program. This tool is used to get the status of a system running SELinux. It displays data about whether SELinux is enabled or disabled, location of key directories, and the loaded policy with its status as shown in the example: > sestatus SELinux status: enabled SELinuxfs mount: /selinux SELinux root directory: /etc/selinux Loaded policy name: targeted Current mode: permissive Mode from config file: enforcing Policy MLS status: enabled Policy deny_unknown status: allow Max kernel policy version: 26 sestatus can also be used to display: - The security context of files and processes listed in the /etc/sestatus.conf file. The format of this file is described in ses- tatus.conf(5). - The status of booleans. OPTIONS
-v Displays the contexts of files and processes listed in the /etc/sestatus.conf file. It also checks whether the file is a symbolic link, if so then the context of the target file is also shown. The following contexts will always be displayed: The current process context The init process context The controlling terminal file context -b Display the current state of booleans. FILES
/etc/sestatus.conf AUTHOR
This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <dwalsh@redhat.com>. The program was written by Chris PeBenito <pebenito@gentoo.org> SEE ALSO
selinux(8), sestatus.conf(5) Security Enhanced Linux 26 Nov 2011 sestatus(8)

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sestatus.conf(5)					    sestatus configuration file 					  sestatus.conf(5)

NAME
sestatus.conf - The sestatus(8) configuration file. DESCRIPTION
The sestatus.conf file is used by the sestatus(8) command with the -v option to determine what file and process security contexts should be displayed. The fully qualified path name of the configuration file is: /etc/sestatus.conf The file consists of two optional sections as described in the FILE FORMAT section. Whether these exist or not, the following will always be displayed: The current process context The init process context The controlling terminal file context FILE FORMAT
The format consists of two optional sections as follows: [files] file_name [file_name] ... [process] executable_file_name [executable_file_name] ... Where: [files] The start of the file list block. file_name One or more fully qualified file names, each on a new line will that will have its context displayed. If the file does not exist, then it is ignored. If the file is a symbolic link, then sestatus -v will also display the target file context. [process] The start of the process list block. executable_file_name One or more fully qualified executable file names that should it be an active process, have its context displayed. Each entry is on a new line. EXAMPLE
# /etc/sestatus.conf [files] /etc/passwd /etc/shadow /bin/bash /bin/login /lib/libc.so.6 /lib/ld-linux.so.2 /lib/ld.so.1 [process] /sbin/mingetty /sbin/agetty /usr/sbin/sshd SEE ALSO
selinux(8), sestatus(8) Security Enhanced Linux 26-Nov-2011 sestatus.conf(5)
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