semanage-permissive(8) — Linux manual page


semanage-permissive(8)                                semanage-permissive(8)

NAME         top

       semanage-permissive  -  SELinux  Policy Management permissive mapping

SYNOPSIS         top

       semanage permissive [-h] [-n] [-N] [-S STORE] (--add TYPE | --delete
       TYPE | --deleteall | --extract | --list)

DESCRIPTION         top

       semanage is used to configure certain elements of SELinux policy
       without requiring modification to or recompilation from policy
       sources.  semanage permissive adds or removes a SELinux Policy
       permissive module.

OPTIONS         top

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

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

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

       -D, --deleteall
              Remove all local customizations of permissive domains

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

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

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

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

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

EXAMPLE         top

       List all permissive modules
       # semanage permissive -l
       Make httpd_t (Web Server) a permissive domain
       # semanage permissive -a httpd_t

SEE ALSO         top

       selinux(8), semanage(8)

AUTHOR         top

       This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <>

COLOPHON         top

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