HOWTO get SELinux manual pages on RHEL and Fedora
SELinux can be difficult to configure when you do not know how. Luckily there's the possibility to get manual pages listing the various configuration options you need for a service or program. These are, for some reason, not something you get "just get" when installing something unless you have the package
Getting the missing SELinux maunals[edit | edit source]
SELinux manual pages are automatically generated when you install a package like httpd if and only if you have installed
selinux-policy-devel (which pulls
Manual pages will be installed when that package is present on Fedora, RHEL and CentOS systems.
However, any package already installed will NOT get manual pages just by installing that package. However, you can generate them with sepolicy using this command:
sepolicy manpage -a -p /usr/share/man/man8
That will take some time. Run
mandb to update the manual page index when it's done.
You can find a large list of SELinux manual pages in our System administration manual page index.