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semanage-boolean: SELinux Policy Management boolean tool


semanage-boolean - SELinux Policy Management boolean tool


semanage boolean [-h] [-n] [-N] [-S STORE] [ --extract | --deleteall | --list [-C] | --modify ( --on | --off ) boolean ]


semanage is used to configure certain elements of SELinux policy without requiring modification to or recompilation from policy sources. semanage boolean command controls the settings of booleans in SELinux policy. booleans are if-then-else rules written in SELinux Policy. They can be used to customize the way that SELinux Policy rules effect a confined domain.


-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
-C, --locallist
List local customizations
-m, --modify
Modify a record of the specified object type
-l, --list
List records of the specified object type
-E, --extract
Extract customizable commands, for use within a transaction
-D, --deleteall
Remove all local customizations
-1, --on
Enable the boolean
-0, --off
Disable the boolean


Turn on the apache can send mail boolan
# semanage boolean -m --on httpd_can_sendmail

List customized booleans
# semanage boolean -l -C


This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <dwalsh [at]>


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