Tag: Selinux

SE Linux is like a moat filled with sharks with laser attached head gear

Here’s an interesting blog entry comparing SE Linux and AppArmor. It has some amusing comments, one of which I used for the title of this entry. There are two things I don’t like about AppArmor. One is that it doesn’t label Inodes but instead bases it’s access control on file names. This means that renaming […]

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Debian SE Linux

Yesterday Erich Schubert blogged about reducing Debian SE Linux work due to lack of hardware. To solve such problems I’ve put a Debian/unstable machine on the net and given Erich the root password. Also now I am starting work on Debian SE Linux again too. There should be some significant developments in Debian SE Linux […]

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planet debian, spam, and SE Linux

In regard to my post yesterday about Planet Debian I received the following response: James Purser said I’m betting that your feed is an atom feed. We had the same problem on PLOA with Jeff and Pias feeds when they switched to atom. Planet needs to be upgraded. Well I am using an atom feed, […]

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combining two domains in SE Linux

To get the maximum value out of my writing when I am asked a question that is of general interest in private mail I will (without in any way identifying the person or giving any specifics of their work) blog my reply. I hope that not only will this benefit the general readers, but also […]

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a newbie question about SE Linux and anti-spam measures

An anti-spam measure that is used by a very small number of people is that of verifying the sender address by connecting to the sending mail server. For example when I send mail from russell@coker.com.au the receiving machine will connect to my mail server and see whether it accepts mail addressed to russell@coker.com.au and will […]

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