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[Discuss] SELinux & IPTables

It's rather (annoyingly) humorous that there is a webpage at the NSA titled
"Current State of SELinux" which is a
blank white page.  The page in question is supposed to be a slide in a
presentation, and can be seen here:  For
completeness, the 'official' NSA content on SELinux is at

Greg Rundlett

On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 12:12 PM, Richard Pieri <richard.pieri at>wrote:

> John Malloy wrote:
>> Does anyone have any suggestions for Best Practices in configuring SELinux
>> & IPTables for a RedHat (RHEL6)  server running Apache, PHP, and
>> connecting
>> to an Oracle DB (using OCI8)?
> Don't use SELinux unless you're required to use it. For example, US
> government contracts. If you really need something along this line then
> either AppArmor or GrSec are better choices.
> Otherwise, everything Mark wrote applies.
> --
> Rich P.
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