Configure SELinux

Practice Labs Module
Time
58 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

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.

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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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