45.1. End User Control of SELinux

45.1. End User Control of SELinux

In general, end users have little interaction with SELinux when Red Hat Enterprise Linux is running the targeted policy. This is because users are running in the domain of unconfined_t along with the rest of the system except the targeted daemons.

In most situations, standard DAC controls prevent you from performing tasks for which you do not have the required access or permissions before SELinux is consulted. Consequently, it is likely that you will never generate an avc: denied message.

The following sections cover the general tasks and practices that an end user might need to perform on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system. These tasks apply to users of all privilege levels, not only to end users.


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