sepolicy-communicate(8) — Linux manual page


sepolicy-communicate(8)                          sepolicy-communicate(8)

NAME         top

       sepolicy-communicate - Generate a report showing if two SELinux
       Policy Domains can communicate

SYNOPSIS         top

       sepolicy communicate [-h] -s SOURCE -t TARGET [-c TCLASS] [-S

DESCRIPTION         top

       Use sepolicy communicate to examine SELinux Policy to if a source
       SELinux Domain can communicate with a target SELinux Domain.  The
       default command looks to see if there are any file types that the
       source domain can write, which the target domain can read.

OPTIONS         top

       -c, --class
              Specify the SELinux class which the source domain will
              attempt to communicate with the target domain.  (Default

       -h, --help
              Display help message

       -s, --source
              Specify the source SELinux domain type.

       -S, --sourceaccess
              Specify the list of accesses used by the source SELinux
              domain type to communicate with the target domain. Default
              Open, Write.

       -t, --target
              Specify the target SELinux domain type.

       -T, --targetaccess
              Specify the list of accesses used by the target SELinux
              domain type to receive communications from the source
              domain. Default Open, Read.

AUTHOR         top

       This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <>

SEE ALSO         top

       sepolicy(8), selinux(8)

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