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Managing SELinux Policies in Enterprise Linux

by Andrew Mallett

You want to be able to keep your system secure with SELinux but things just don't work! If this is you then this course will help find your solution. Guiding you through how and why SELinux works you'll learn how to tame this valuable security asset.

What you'll learn

Too many times you hear the phrase "disable SELinux", well not anymore. By helping you understand SELinux the need for this will stop. In this course, Managing SELinux Policies in Enterprise Linux, you’ll gain the ability to keep your system secure with SELinux and run services in non-standard configurations. First, you’ll explore the advantages of restricting user access with SELinux. Next, you’ll discover the details of Type Enforcement rules. Finally, you’ll learn how to write and compile your own SELinux modules. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of SELinux needed to maintain your server estate without the vulnerability of discarding SELinux security.

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About the author

Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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