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Old 07-09-2012, 12:21 PM   #1
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What is TOMOYO good for?


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I just want an in-depth straight answers please: what is TOMOYO good for? What is threat I am facing if I dont have it installed? what is the advantage if I have in installed?

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Old 07-09-2012, 12:36 PM   #2
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From what I found googling it, it appears that it is a Mandatory Access Control(MAC) feature to help increase the security of your system. It watches the processes and helps ensure that each process is doing only what it says it doing. Here is the link for the wiki I found on it.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TOMOYO_Linux
 
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:38 PM   #3
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I googled it before asking, I need more clarification not just copy/paste
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Old 07-10-2012, 02:08 PM   #4
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I googled it before asking, I need more clarification not just copy/paste
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So go look it up....the answer provided and the Wikipedia article make it pretty clear as to what it does. Don't complain about what answers you get, especially given the attitude you've shown.

It sounds similar to processes that run on a mainframe-type environment. You certainly don't NEED it, in the strictest sense, but that would depend on your environment and goals.
 
  


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