semanage-module(8) — Linux manual page


semanage-module(8)                                    semanage-module(8)

NAME         top

       semanage-module - SELinux Policy Management module mapping tool

SYNOPSIS         top

       semanage module [-h] [-n] [-N] [-S STORE] (-a | -r | -e | -d |
       --extract | --list [-C] | --deleteall) [module_name]

DESCRIPTION         top

       semanage is used to configure certain elements of SELinux policy
       without requiring modification to or recompilation from policy
       sources.  semanage module installs, removes, disables, or enables
       SELinux Policy modules.

OPTIONS         top

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

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

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

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

       -a, --add
              Install specified module. Accepts both binary policy files
              (.pp) and CIL source files

       -r, --remove
              Remove specified module

       -D, --deleteall
              Remove all local customizations related to modules

       -d --disable
              Disable specified module

       -e --enable
              Enable specified module

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

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

       -C, --locallist
              List local customizations

EXAMPLE         top

       List all modules
       # semanage module -l
       Disable unconfined module
       # semanage module --disable unconfined
       Install custom apache policy module (same as #semodule -i myapache.pp)
       # semanage module -a myapache.pp

SEE ALSO         top

       selinux(8), semanage(8), semodule(8)

AUTHOR         top

       This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <>

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