Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Configure SELinux Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Configure SELinux

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure Network on CentOS
  • View Current Status of SELinux
  • Change the SELinux Mode
  • View SELinux Contexts for Processes, Domain Transitions, and Users
  • Install and use the policycoreutils-gui Package

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 110.1 Perform security administration tasks
  • CompTIA: 3.1 Given a scenario, apply or acquire the appropriate user and/or group permissions and ownership.
  • CompTIA: 4.4 Given a scenario, analyze and troubleshoot application and hardware issues.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Configure SELinux

SELinux, Security Enhanced Linux, is enabled by default on CentOS. Its default mode is enforcing, and SELinux should be kept in this mode as a recommended practice.

In this exercise, you will learn to configure SELinux.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Configure Network on CentOS
  • View Current Status of SELinux
  • Change the SELinux Mode
  • View SELinux Contexts for Processes, Domain Transitions, and Users
  • Install and use the policycoreutils-gui Package

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