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SELinux by Example Using Security Enhanced Linux (Prentice Hall Open Source Software Development Series) by Frank Mayer

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Published by Prentice Hall PTR .
Written in English


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Number of Pages425
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Open LibraryOL7338908M
ISBN 100131963694
ISBN 109780131963696

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  If this book was intended to describe SELinux "by Example" it certainly hasn't. Furthermore, it seems to be a bit out of date, focusing on old distributions like Fedora Core 5. It appears to place a lot of focus on more obscure tools (written by the author and the author's company) as opposed to the more "standard" tools which are included in /5(7). SELinux: Bring World-Class Security to Any Linux Environment!SELinux by Example is the first complete, hands-on guide to using SELinux in production environments. Authored by three leading SELinux researchers and developers, it illuminates every facet of working with SELinux, from its architecture and security object model to its policy language. Now that SELinux is included in the Linux kernel-and delivered by default in Fedora Core, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and other major distributions-it's easier than ever to take advantage of its x by Example is the first complete, hands-on guide to using SELinux in .   SELinux: Bring World-Class Security to Any Linux Environment! SELinux offers Linux/UNIX integrators, administrators, and developers a state-of-the-art platform for building and maintaining highly secure solutions. Now that SELinux is included in the Linux kernel—and delivered by default in Fedora Core, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and other major distributions—it’s easier than 4/5(1).

This is the eBook version of the printed book. SELinux: Bring World-Class Security to Any Linux Environment! SELinux offers Linux/UNIX integrators, administrators, and developers a state-of-the-art platform for building and maintaining highly secure solutions. Now that SELinux is included in the Linux kernel--and delivered by default in Fedora Core, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and other. SELinux by Example is the first complete, hands-on guide to using SELinux in production environments. Authored by three leading SELinux researchers and developers, it illuminates every facet of working with SELinux, from its architecture and security object model to its policy language.   This book offers a complete overview of SELinux administration and how it integrates with other components on a Linux system. It covers the majority of SELinux features with a mix of real life scenarios, descriptions, and examples. This book contains everything an administrator needs to customize s: 4. SELinux policy, but it also removes any ambiguity that can be found in other identification methods. For example, a file can have multiple valid path names on a system that makes use of bind mounts. The SELinux policy uses these contexts in a series of rules which define how processes can interact with each other and the various system resources.

  Users of systems that include SELinux (for example, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora Core, Gentoo, and Debian) will also find this book helpful. Although most users and system administrators will not likely write SELinux policy, understanding the SELinux policy language and security model will give you greater insights into the power of SELinux Price: $ The book SELinux by Example is authored by three people — Frank Mayer, Karl Macmillan and David Caplan and is published by Prentice Hall. There are a total of 14 chapters and 4 appendices spread just over pages. The 14 chapters are in turn broadly divided into three parts with the first part containing chapters which provide an overview of SELinux, its background and the concepts behind it. SELinux: Bring World-Class Security to Any Linux Environment! SELinux offers Linux/UNIX integrators, administrators, and developers a state-of-the-art platform for building and maintaining highly secure solutions. Now that SELinux is included - Selection from SELinux by Example: Using Security Enhanced Linux [Book].   The book "SELinux by Example" is authored by three people - Frank Mayer, Karl Macmillan and David Caplan and is published by Prentice Hall. The target audience for this book is SELinux policy writers and system administrators with more .