50.2.8. Changing the Policy
This section provides a brief introduction to using customized policies on your system. A full discussion of this topic is beyond the scope of this document.
To load a different policy on your system, change the following line in
where <policyname> is the policy name directory under
/etc/selinux/. This assumes that you have the custom policy installed. After changing the
SELINUXTYPEparameter, run the following commands:
Use the following procedure to load a different policy using the system-config-selinux utility:
You need administrator privileges to perform this procedure.
- Ensure that the complete directory structure for the required policy exists under
- On the System menu, point to Administration and then click Security Level and Firewall to display the Security Level Configuration dialog box.
- Click the SELinux tab.
- In the Policy Type list, select the policy that you want to load, and then click OK. This list is only visible if more than one policy is installed.
- Restart the machine for the change to take effect.
Figure 50.2. Using the Security Level Configuration dialog box to load a custom policy.