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Re: I wanted to open a discussion for F12 about running services on shell accounts.



Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> I would like to run restorecond as a user service rather then as system
> service.  I want to run it under the Users UID and under with the users
> context.
> 
> Then I can have it watch for creation of files in the users home
> directory and be the equivalent of running restorecon ~/ by the user.
> 
> Currently I can do this with the system service restorecond, but that is
> running as root and has to be able to relabel everything.
> 
> I want to use something like DBUS so I have only one restorecond running
> for each user no matter how many times the user logs in.
> 
> I built a dbus service and everything works fine.  Except that I want
> this to work on a server when I ssh to a machine.  Or if I log in via
> the console terminal.  In those cases I do not have a dbus session so I
> am out of luck.
> 
> I could have restorecond started via /etc/profile.d but I would need to
> do something for csh and bash, and I could end up with multiple
> restorecond under the same UID.  I could build into restorecond some
> kind of locking to prevent this, but the dbus solution eliminates me
> from having to do some potentially buggy code.
> 
> I doubt I am the only one who wants to run sessions on login for
> terminal users.  Any thoughts on running a dbus session for a terminal
> session?
>

I'm not sure about how you could do it now, but the next version of upstart should have a lot of tools to make this easier.

--CJD


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