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Re: Fedora 11: moving to posix file capabilities?



Once upon a time, Steve Grubb <sgrubb redhat com> said:
> On Wednesday 29 October 2008 16:53:30 Chris Adams wrote:
> > > Its not a ping issue, its an installation issue. :)   I can either chmod
> > > 4755 or capset cap_net_raw=ep  during the installation. Upstream is not
> > > involved in this.
> >
> > How do these new bits get backed up?  I'm still working on getting
> > SELinux backed up correctly, and now this... <sigh> an admin's job is
> > never done.
> 
> Since they are stored as xattrs, tar and star should do it if you tell them to 
> get the extended attributes. Also, aide supports looking for changes in 
> xattrs if you need that, too.

That's the same way SELinux contexts are stored, right (so anything that
handles extended attributes for SELinux should handle this as well)?

Thanks.
-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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