load_policy(8) — Linux manual page


LOAD_POLICY(8)                     NSA                    LOAD_POLICY(8)

NAME         top

       load_policy - load a new SELinux policy into the kernel

SYNOPSIS         top

       load_policy [-qi]

DESCRIPTION         top

       load_policy loads the installed policy file into the kernel.  The
       existing policy boolean values are automatically preserved across
       policy reloads rather than being reset to the default values in
       the policy file.

OPTIONS         top

       -q     suppress warning messages.

       -i     initial policy load. Only use this if this is the first
              time policy is being loaded since boot (usually called
              from initramfs).

EXIT STATUS         top

       0      Success

       1      Invalid option

       2      Policy load failed

       3      Initial policy load failed and enforcing mode requested

SEE ALSO         top


AUTHORS         top

       This manual page was written by Dan Walsh <dwalsh@redhat.com>.
       The program was written by Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov>.

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Security Enhanced Linux         May 2003                  LOAD_POLICY(8)

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