NAME | DESCRIPTION | FILE FORMAT | EXAMPLE | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

default_type(5)             SELinux configuration            default_type(5)

NAME         top

       default_type - The SELinux default type configuration file

DESCRIPTION         top

       The default_type file contains entries that allow SELinux-aware
       applications such as newrole(1) to select a default type for a role
       if one is not supplied.

       selinux_default_type_path(3) will return the active policy path to
       this file. The default, default type file is:
              /etc/selinux/{SELINUXTYPE}/contexts/default_type

       Where {SELINUXTYPE} is the entry from the selinux configuration file
       config (see selinux_config(5)).

       get_default_type(3) reads this file to determine a type for the
       active policy.

FILE FORMAT         top

       Each line within the default_type file is formatted with role:type
       entries where:
              role
                     The SELinux role.
              type
                     The domain type that is returned for this role.

EXAMPLE         top

       # ./contexts/default_type
       auditadm_r:auditadm_t
       user_r:user_t

SEE ALSO         top

       selinux(8), get_default_type(3), newrole(1),
       selinux_default_type_path(3), selinux_config(5)

COLOPHON         top

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Security Enhanced Linux          28-Nov-2011                 default_type(5)