Manual Reference Pages  - security_get_boolean_names (3)

NAME

security_load_booleans, security_set_boolean, security_commit_booleans, security_get_boolean_names, security_get_boolean_active, security_get_boolean_pending - routines for manipulating SELinux boolean values

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

#include <selinux/selinux.h>

extern int security_load_booleans(char *path);

extern int security_get_boolean_names(char ***names, int *len);

extern int security_get_boolean_pending(const char *name);

extern int security_get_boolean_active(const char *name);

extern int security_set_boolean(const char *name, int value);

extern int security_commit_booleans(void);

DESCRIPTION

The SELinux policy can include conditional rules that are enabled or disabled based on the current values of a set of policy booleans. These policy booleans allow runtime modification of the security policy without having to load a new policy.

The SELinux API allows for a transaction based update. So you can set several boolean values and the commit them all at once.

security_load_booleans

Load policy boolean settings. Path may be NULL, in which case the booleans are loaded from the active policy boolean configuration file.

security_get_boolean_names

Returns a list of boolean names, currently supported by the loaded policy.

security_set_boolean

Sets the pending value for boolean

security_get_boolean_pending

Return pending value for boolean

security_get_boolean_active

Return active value for boolean

security_commit_booleans

Commit all pending values for the booleans.

AUTHOR

This manual page was written by Dan Walsh <dwalsh@redhat.com>.

SEE ALSO

selinux(8), getsebool(8), booleans(8), togglesebool(8)


dwalsh@redhat.com security_get_boolean_names (3) 15 November 2004
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