All too often you will find a tutorial or a blog that will advise you to disable SELinux. This will be in order to get a particular feature of vservice working. In many cases, people have to do is to follow the blog or tutorial instructions because very little is known about SELinux. The aim of this chapter is to provide you a remedy to this and help you become more familiar with how SELinux works. This chapter will provide you with the protection that SELinux provides so that next time you are better equipped to deal with a blog that metaphorically advises you to leave the keys in the ignition of your parked car.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics: