Learn how SELinux provides a security framework to help ensure processes can only operate within their own contexts.
- [Instructor] A whole lot of people's … first interaction with SELinux starts out … with head scratching and frustration, … and ends with shutting off SELinux completely. … But SELinux is an important part … of the security of your server, … and it's worth taking a little time to understand. … SELinux, or Security-Enhanced Linux was originally developed … by the American National Security Agency … to provide access control security policies … for Linux installations. … Unlike the standard security scheme … of users, groups and permissions, … SELinux tags every file and resource on the system … to add a more granular security system … with lots of advantages. … This tagging is based on the idea … that when a process in Linux runs … it inherits the rights and privileges … of the user or process that started it up. … For most things this makes a lot of sense. … If I open a text editor, the text editor has access … to the same files I have access to. … It can write to my home folder … and it can edit files that I've created. …
- What is CentOS?
- Installing CentOS
- Configuring networking manually
- Configuring the network with NetworkManager
- Connecting remotely
- Working with security-enhanced Linux (SELinux)
- Setting up a firewall
- Setting up a web server
- Sharing user home folders with Samba
- Setting up a desktop environment
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Basic Administration
3. Working with Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux)
4. Working with Common Services and Applications
5. Using a Desktop
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