semanage-user(8)                                            semanage-user(8)

NAME         top

       semanage-user - SELinux Policy Management SELinux User mapping tool

SYNOPSIS         top

       semanage user [-h] [-n] [-N] [-S STORE] [ --add ( -L LEVEL -R ROLES
       -r RANGE SEUSER) | --delete SEUSER | --deleteall | --extract | --list
       [-C] | --modify ( -L LEVEL -R ROLES -r RANGE SEUSER ) ]

DESCRIPTION         top

       semanage is used to configure certain elements of SELinux policy
       without requiring modification to or recompilation from policy
       sources.  semanage user controls the mapping between an SELinux User
       and the roles and MLS/MCS levels.

OPTIONS         top

       -h, --help
              show this help message and exit

       -n, --noheading
              Do not print heading when listing the specified object type

       -N, --noreload
              Do not reload policy after commit

       -S STORE, --store STORE
              Select an alternate SELinux Policy Store to manage

       -C, --locallist
              List local customizations

       -a, --add
              Add a record of the specified object type

       -d, --delete
              Delete a record of the specified object type

       -m, --modify
              Modify a record of the specified object type

       -l, --list
              List records of the specified object type

       -E, --extract
              Extract customizable commands, for use within a transaction

       -D, --deleteall
              Remove all local customizations

       -L LEVEL, --level LEVEL
              Default SELinux Level for SELinux user, s0 Default. (MLS/MCS
              Systems only)

       -r RANGE, --range RANGE
              MLS/MCS Security Range (MLS/MCS Systems only) SELinux Range
              for SELinux login mapping defaults to the SELinux user record
              range. SELinux Range for SELinux user defaults to s0.

       -R [ROLES], --roles [ROLES]
              SELinux Roles. You must enclose multiple roles within quotes,
              separate by spaces. Or specify -R multiple times.

EXAMPLE         top

       List SELinux users
       # semanage user -l
       Modify groups for staff_u user
       # semanage user -m -R "system_r unconfined_r staff_r" staff_u
       Add level for TopSecret Users
       # semanage user -a -R "staff_r" -rs0-TopSecret topsecret_u

SEE ALSO         top

       selinux(8), semanage(8), semanage-login(8)

AUTHOR         top

       This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <>

COLOPHON         top

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