Is it ok to disable SELinux?

i have had a lot of headaches with my Fedora and most of them are SELinux related. Can I disable SELinux? Is it too important? ...

How to disable SELinux in FC 6(during installation)

I installed FC-6. Everything seemed fine during the installation, boot loader is also installed( though it didn't recognize my redhat 9..but i can add that later). Problem is during the boot process, It is throwing below error, system is not booting."Redhat Version 5.1.19 startingUnable to load ...

In RDM, does SELinux need to be disabled on a blade to have it serve as a Donor Image?

Good afternoon. I am considering deploying RDM (version 4.30) to maintain a few blades running Red Hat Enterprise Linux, WS 4. While reading the User Guide for RDM, it states that in order for a Red Hat AS 4 server to be used as a "Donor Image", SELinux would need to be disabled? Has anyone attempte ...

How to check SElinux is on?

I'm new to linux as well as SuSE.I need to disable SELinux for some reason.But I don't know even how to check if SELinux is enabled. How can I do that? ...

SELinux: how to run `uptime` from Apache?

I am trying to have my Fedora Core 3 behave nicely with SELinux. So far so good. Until I wanted to run a `uptime` script to display on a web page.The html code looks like this:[root@sun html-webmin]# more index.php...<?php passthru (uptime); ?></P>... and this is what the log file says:e ...

CentOS 5 + PHP4 + SELinux problems

Well, I have a website that refused to run well because due to a compatibility issue with one of the Drupal modules with PHP5. So I had to remove PHP5 and install the latest PHP4 version.It was a nightmare because the latest Apache 2.2 version refused to create a mod_rewrite.so that I also need for ...

SELinux blocks my changes in rsyslog.conf

I want to send messages from one fedora9 to another via rsyslog.But SELinux doesn't accept my changed rsyslog.conf...so nothing works...Can anybody help me?I don't want to disable SELinux...PS: If some of my questions will be stupid...sorry...I'm a newbie...Best ...

Deleted SELINUX by accident....HELP!

Recently I ordered a dedicated Linux server with Cent OS 5.2 freshly installed. Whilst trying to disable SELINUX I accidentally deleted it, doh!In SSH/Putty, when I run the command:Code: ...

SELinux question

When I login , it asks me "Would you like to enter a security context?" I have SELinux enabled ..I'm using Fedora 12. How to resolve this?I don't want to disable SElinux. ...

Issues with selinux

Hello, I have very strange things with selinux. My post may be will bit disordered, because I'm not completely understand what is going on.Before all the story, I had good and very stable Linux installation:CentOS 5.5uname -a:Linux andreys-comp 2.6.18-194.8.1.el5xen #1 SMP Thu Jul 1 19:41:05 EDT 201 ...

Oracle SELinux - enabling/disabling for Fedora Core (solution)

SELinux (Security Enhanced Linux) is a package that is available on all RedHat and Fedora distributions. Unfortunately the firewall capabilities interfere with Oracle and XE. It's not an easy package to configure (some say it makes sendfile.cf easy) so the current default choice is to turn it off. F ...

Something about SELinux with oracle 10g xe in fedora core

Hi, i am just a new commer. I am here to find the solution for my problem about listener cant start.Although i know the problem of this is SELinux before i come to this forum, but there are some things i think we need to cover on:1. this problem can be solved easily by disable SELinux, but dont you ...

Ubuntu sshd crashes with SELinux enabled

Server 9.10 64-bit with latest updates.After successfully installing selinux, enabling the 'ubuntu' policy in permissive mode, the system informed me that it will relabel itself on reboot. So I did reboot it. After waiting for a few minutes, I used again putty to reconnect to the server. To my surpr ...

Oracle SELinux AVC denial

as I was trying to configure OracleASM I got SElinux AVC denial. thats why I was unable to configure OracleASM. now kindly tell me how to disable SELinux protection. for your information following is the message from SELinux:SELinux is preventing /bin/mount (mount_t) "mount" to / (unlabeled_t).Raw A ...

selinux and oracle

I am running centos 5 and am looking at installing oracle11g on the box.The box is running selinux. I have googled for selinux/oracle instructions and have found the majority of peoples' solutions to be ' ...and now disable selinux... '. I intend on keeping selinux engaged. Are there any issues invo ...

Oracle uninstall 11gR1 off RHEL 5

OK it has only taken me a week to load RHEL5, apache and coldfusion and I installed 11gR1, but forgot to disable SElinux and am having all kinds of issues. So I want to uninstall it and reinstall.I have not created any schemas or databases. This is a brand new install.I can't find anywhere how to un ...

Exclamation point in disk path? (i.e. /dev/cciss!c0d0p3)

here's output of "df"Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on/dev/cciss!c0d0p3 267553232 158337856 95405100 63% //dev/cciss/c0d0p1 101086 9642 86225 11% /boottmpfs 2502244 0 2502244 0% /dev/shm[root@machine dev]# ls -al /dev/total 8drwxr-xr-x 13 root root 3640 Jul 12 13:51 .drwx ...

Pseudo-ttys: both BSD and SVR5 versions on Linux seem to be incomplete.

I'm trying to complete the porting to RHEL 5 of a commercial application that we've had running on AIX and SCO for decades. It originally ran on dumb-terminals, and even now runs on dumb-terminal emulators that run on Windows. We have thousands of customers, many of whom we'd like to migrate to Linu ...

DB2 v9 installation problem on Fedora 7

We ran into problems while installing DB2 v9. Below is the envornmentHW: Intel EM64T 64bitOS: Fedora 7After we execute the db2setup script, it complains this error messageFailed to find VM - abortingAfter doing some google search, we find it should be the problem of running IBM JDK on SELinux enable ...

Acrobat Reader on Fedora Core 4 (kernel 2.6.12.3-updated) cannot start??

This is the first time I post a subject in this forum, so if I make anything wrong, plz forgive me.I downloaded Acrobat Reader Pro v.7.0, and tar to extract it. I run install script to install it. Everything go well. But when I execute /usr/share/Adoboe/adoboe7.0/bin/acroreadThere is only splash scr ...

dovecot failed to start

I am having problems with my webmail Server. I cannot open my webmail login page. It gives me an error that says that page cannot be found. http://<mydomain.com>/webmail/Reading a little about it I found that the service dovecot is needed for that purpose. I cannot start the dovecot service. I ...

Cannot start Stunnel...

all, I am a beginner in the field of Linux. I got a trouble and need your help.I am using Fedora 5, and trying to start a Stunnel daemon on my computer.Most of the installation of Fedora was using default settings, only the following items changed:1. In the "10. Software Selection (See Ref 1) ...

Matlab on FC6

I am a newbee and trying to migrate from the Windows world. I am trying to install Matlab 7.0 on FC6 installed on my compaq desktop computer. I have followed all the instructions so far but when i launch the installer, I get the following error: An error status was returned by the program 'xsetup',t ...

success with CentOS5 cluster? anyone ?

i've managed to setup a CentOS5 (RHCS) cluster in a 3 node setup using 4 dell optiplexes.some notes if anyone is interested.1) do not join the luci server host to the cluster, it will kill the cluster2) after adding nodes, do not remove them, you won't be able to add them again.3) the cluster will f ...

Can't upload file in ftp! :(

I builded a ftp server in my PC, enable the write popedom of local user in /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf. (Defined the main directory of ftp, for example /ftp_repository)Run chmod -R 775 /ftp_repositoryRun the command chcon to change the tag of directory for ftp or disable selinux. But still can't create ...

Messages while booting RHEL5......

I'm running RHEL5. Everything is well with my system. However, when I boot the system it sits there for few minutes.The messages are below:Turning On allow_ypbind SELinux boolean...Binding NIS Domain...Turning Off allow_ypbind SELinux boolean...I have went to single user mode and and issued the comm ...

Network Connectivity Issue

I have a fresh install of CentOS release 4.8. All local network connectivity works great over eth1. However, internet connectivity over eth0 is not working at all. I cannot even ping the gateway. In the same rack, with the same exact configuration except for a different IP address, I have another se ...

RedHat / Centos hardening, customizing and removing excess

##### Centos 5.2, 5.3 # hardening, customizing and removing excess## Boardstretcher: Updated June 6, 2010###### Contents: ## ExCESS::# Service Definitions# Remove Services# Remove IP6# Remove RPMs## CUSTOMIZE:# Add date to history# Colorized grep, dir and prompt## HARDEN:# Protect webserver upload d ...

PXE boot problem

I configured tftp+dhcp+nfs server for PXE boot. but when i try to boot a client machine, after getting IP adreess, it says "PXE-E11: ARP timeout"i tried to disable selinux, stop iptables, doesn't help. any suggestions, please? ...

Problem of installing DB2 v9 on Fedora 7(EM64T, 64bit)

We ran into problems while installing DB2 v9. Below is the envornmentHW: Intel EM64T 64bitOS: Fedora 7After we execute the db2setup script, it complains this error messageFailed to find VM - abortingAfter doing some google search, we find it should be the problem of running IBM JDK on SELinux enable ...

open vz kernal installation and management of (vps,containers) virtual priva

This article deals with how to compile an an open Vz kernal on a centos5.2 platform.Hardware and os requirement's Pentium4, AMD64 for good performance 1gb Ram for 1to4 container running on the sever 20 Gb HDDcentos 5.0 or 5.2Steps:1. First set up the yum repositary by downloading the reopsitay from ...

vsFTP upload to root folder problem

Hi, I am a newbie to SELinux feature.I am facing a very common problem with vsFTP home folder setup. I need to setup a home folder for an anonymous FTP user with 777 permissions, so that an anonymous FTP user can upload or donwload files into his home folder. But SELinux will not allow that, becoz o ...

story from hell with Fedora 10

Is anyone as disappointed with fedora 10 as I am? I've been using fedora since core 5, and while there have always been minor things with each release, this one is really bad IMO.I always install by exporting the disk iso over NFS, and booting to the installer off of a USB drive. No dvd's wasted, an ...

Ubuntu Samba Server

I have installed samba server on RED-HAT-4, After sharing a folder and making the configuration in samba.conf file i can see it on my machine in GUI, but i can't access it on windows network, what is the problem?I have made the following configuration.Workgroup=microhome[kumar]comment = testsharegue ...

Oracle XE database home page does not display after successfull install

we are complete novices at this, but after several tries, we successfully installed Oracle 10G Express on Fedora 11 (plus all updates). I can connect and run queries and commands in SQL*Plus, but unable to open database home page: 'Unable to connect , Firefox can't establish a connection to the serv ...

Ubuntu INSTALL GUIDE: Apple Shake 4.1 on 64-bit Linux

These installation directions combine the best of others' advice for installing Shake for Linux, borrowing heavily from scattered conversations on VFXTalk, CGTalk, and Ubuntu Forums. VMware Fusion was used to rapidly test Shake on various Linux distributions.Distribution CompatibilityOn some newer 3 ...

NETLINK_FIREWALL sockets on ubuntu

I have been attempting to write a simple proof of concept application in C++ that opens a NETLINK_FIREWALL socket, then sends a IPQM_MODE message to the kernel and reads a message off the socket. When i run the application, upon reading a message off the socket, i get a netlink error message referin ...

Ubuntu Au Revoir Fedora, with Love.

I have just switched to Ubuntu after a friend said he had downloaded a new linux distro and was going to give it a go. The main point is that it is very stable and has a very good support backing.So I decided to steal his DVD and make a switch from Fedora.An easy (although not graphical installation ...

Any way to disable wpa_supplicant in RHEL 6?

I'm working on a RHEL 6 base image for virtualization and I'm trying to pare down the things that we don't need. Considering none of the virtual servers will have wireless networking, I figured it'd be good to kill that wpa_supplicant process.Unfortunately, even with the wpa_supplicant service off, ...

New SELinux Feature in RHEL 6

In RHEL 6 i found that SELinux as created a new set of rules for Virtual Machines. This new feature is call SVirt. More info on SVirt go to selinux official site. ...

Director with SELinux on RHEL 5?

Currently running in permissive mode, I get tons of SELinux alerts which seem to be linked to IBM management tools. For some reason the source of the alerts is often wrong, appearing to be caused by "ping" or "ethtool".Has anyone managed to get this thing working with SELinux? Note: disabling SELinu ...

DB2 SELinux Sample Policies

According to http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v9r5/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.db2.luw.apdv.samptop.doc/doc/r0052930.htmlthere should be some SELinux sample policies in sqllib/samples/selinux/RHEL5.I have installed DB2 Connect V9.5 fp1 on RHEL. Those sample files do not exist. So, I down ...

Help me, i have some trouble with selinux

can anyone help me about selinux, i dont know what wrong with my config at my fedora, i have a message error like this:audit(1114416727.967:0): avc: denied { search } for pid=3491 exe=/usr/sbin/snmpd name=net dev=proc ino=-268435350 scontext=user_u:system_r:snmpd_t tcontext=system_u:object_r:sysctl_ ...

Apache SELinux help

I'm running fedora and this is basically my first experience with Linux. I have just set up a web server were I have changed the Documentroot to /home/www/. I kept getting that welcome message screen though, so I disabled it in the /etc/httpd/conf.d/message.conf and it went from a welcome message to ...

RHEL 5 - Opening ports

I am trying to setup a new dispatch system on a RHEL 5 server. I have a "basic" understanding of Linux but have been away from it for a few years.The issue I am having is the program support people are telling me to open ports 9649-9750 for the dispatch app's features to use. This is what ...

Selinux Help

I am using RHEL 5.0, and I am trying to connect to a NIS server and a CUPS server. Everytime I try to connect SElinux blocks the connection. I have turn the firewall off, and disabled SElinux, but I get the same thing. I do have network access, and I can print over the network to a Jet direct printe ...

HP Laser Jet 5Si printer connected through a serial port on RHEL 5 does not print

I am trying to install an HP Laser Jet 5Si printer on my Red Hat linux server running RHEL 5.1. I connected the printer to the only serial port(DB-9 male) available on the back of my system. I installed the printer using cups, and selected HP Laser Jet 5Si/MX printer driver and /dev/ttyS0 port. It i ...

yahoo messanger on RHEL-5 using wine

hi1.i am in urgent need of yahoo messenger on my linux box running (RHEL 5). i tried installing pidgin2.5.1 but its giving me following error.please help me out. I am trying since 2 days but no success on my side. its urgent.Error: Missing Dependency: libnssutil3.so()(64bit) is needed by package lib ...

No network connection, SELinux?

My network connections icon is telling me I dont have a network connection. My current eth0 connection connects to the internet however. The browser always opens in offline browsing and I have to enable online browsing to use the internet. When I try to update software, it tells me that I have no in ...

RHEL 4 and USB modem...

I have an installation of RHEL 4 and I've been trying to get a USB modem installed so I can send SMS messages from Zabbix for computer monitoring. However, when plug the modem into the USB drive it's saying that it's mounting it as a cdrom in /var/log/messages.I think this is because there is softwa ...