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 SELinux Policy

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

       -a, --add
              Install specified module

       -r, --remove
              Remove specified module

       -d --disable
              Disable specified module

       -e --enable
              Enable specified module

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

       -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
       # semanage module -a myapache

SEE ALSO         top

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

AUTHOR         top

       This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <>

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