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Old 11-10-2014, 01:37 AM   #1
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what is the difference between acl and selinux


I know these two tools is control the file , folder permission , would advise what is the difference of these two ? thanks
 
Old 11-10-2014, 01:40 AM   #2
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probably this helps: http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tool...ls-and-selinux
 
Old 11-10-2014, 05:18 AM   #3
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simply , selinux have pre-defined security setting , it protectes a set of file / directory , while acl need to setup on user's own , user can set file by file , directory by directory ? thanks
 
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ACLs are a form of discretionary access control (DAC) whereas SElinux provides mandatory access control (MAC)
 
  


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