Tag Archives: selinux

mounting windows share on local machine via samba – fixing selinux

if you are running selinux, you get this error SELinux is preventing samba (smbd) “getattr” to /mnt/blarblar (cifs_t). For complete SELinux messages. run sealert -l e523015e-150a-4736-80c1-c7a40af6d396″ In fstab, we need to mount samba with the right context like so: //10.2.115.11/linuxbackup /mnt/blarblar¬† cifs domain=MYDOMAIN,user=backupservice,password=blarblar,context=system_u:object_r:samba_share_t:s0 0 0 or using command line, remember to use the right context … Continue reading

selinux: samba and nfs

I find “man samba_selinux” really well documented. All the common problems associate with samba selinux can be found there.

selinux relabeling error

when you disable and enable selinux, it relabels the files upon start up. There seems to be a bug where sometimes selinux relabel the files wrongly. I once got the fcontext of all the files under /sbin and /bin as boot_t. This can create serious problems… worst than you can imagine. I can’t even ssh … Continue reading