LinuxFest Northwest 2012

Bellingham, WA April 28th & 29th

Platinum Sponsors

Security Enhanced Linux for Mere Mortals

While Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is an incredibly powerful tool for securing Linux servers, it has historically had a reputation for being difficult to configure. As a result many system administrators simply turn it off. Fortunately, the incredible amount of work done by the SELinux community in recent years has made SELinux much more system administrator-friendly.

In this session, attendees will learn the basics of SELinux, which include configuring, analyzing, and correcting SELinux errors, as well writing basic policies to enable non-SELinux aware applications to work on SELinux protected systems. Real-world examples will be used to better demonstrate how to use SELinux.



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