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OS: CentOS 7.4.1708

I'm testing SELinux but I can't figure out how to open the config file to view it. I'm sure this is simple but nothing seems to work. How do I do this?

Attempt 1) I navigated to /etc/sysconfig but I can't navigate further into the /selinux folder. This folder is cyan colored which indicates that it is a symbolic link. I'm not sure what to do in that case.

Attempt 2) I typed cat /selinux/config but received the error

cat: /selinux/config: No such file or directory

I'm not trying to edit the config file. I just want to look inside to learn about the settings inside of it.

--update--

My Nginx reverse proxy wouldn't work until I entered this into the command line,

httpd_can_network_connect true

I'm trying to look at the config or related files to see/understand what I did to make my reverse proxy work.

Thanks so much for any help!

  • Do you mean that you want to see the domain, file context, etc. definitions? – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Feb 9 '18 at 17:24
  • httpd_can_network_connect true I used this command to make a reverse proxy server work and I'm trying to figure out what I did by looking at the config or related file. – DR01D Feb 9 '18 at 17:26
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The SELinux policy source is in the selinux-policy SRPM. Once you have downloaded, installed, and patch-built it you will need to look under serefpolicy-x.y.z/policy/modules/contrib/apache.* to find all the httpd-related rules and booleans and then follow the rabbit down the hole from there.

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