setrules - set compartment rules
takes the current rules files on the system and puts them into effect. Prior to using this command, changes in the rules files have no
effect on the system. This command can only be used when compartmentalization is enabled (see cmpt_tune(1M)).
recognizes the following option:
Preview the rules.
This option parses the rules files, checking for syntax and semantic errors, but makes no changes to the system.
The user invoking this command must have one of the following authorizations:
A user with authorization can invoke this command from any compartment, while a user with authorization can invoke this command from only
those compartments that have read and write access to the directory heirarchy.
If a compartment is tagged for automatic discovery of rules using the keyword subsequent runs of command does NOT clear the rules that are
already discovered. This means the rules applied are inconsistent with the rules currently in the directory. To make them consistent,
first run "", and then run where, compartment_name is the name of the compartment which is under for discovery mode and file.rules is the
rules file containing the rules for this compartment.
returns the following values:
The rules are displayed.
An error occurred.
An error can be caused by the following:
o An invalid option.
o The user does not having permissions to perform the operation.
o A syntax or semantic error in a rule file.
o Other system errors (for example, insufficient system resources).
Example 1: Execute to push the configured rules:
Example 2: Execute to push syntactically incorrectly configured rules:
Error: "/etc/cmpt/11.cmpt.1.rules", line 10 # Unexpected token 'web'
or rule terminated prematurely setrules: Exiting due to parse errors
Example 3: Execute setrules to find any syntactically or semantically incorrectly configured rules:
Error: "/etc/cmpt/iface.rules", line 10 # Undefined compartment "ooutside".
Error: "/etc/cmpt/iface.rules", line 14 # Undefined compartment "cgi".
authadm(1M), cmpt_tune(1M), getrules(1M), compartments(4), compartments(5).