Does the java process have SELinux policy defined in RHEL?

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Operating System and Software

  • Rocky Linux 8
  • CentOS 7
  • CentOS 6


  • Does the java process have a SELinux policy defined in RHEL?
  • Does Red Hat provide a custom SELinux policy for java?

How to Fix

  • Red Hat does not provide any defined policy for java process because java process runs in the context of the caller (application).

    For example: Any tomcat application is running java then java process will have context as `tomcat_t` because tomcat has defined domain to run in `tomcat_t`.
  • java is an interpreter like other interpreters similar to Bash, Python, Perl. So there is no specific domain for java.
  • Red Hat does not provide a custom SELinux policy. The creation of custom Security/SELinux policies is outside the Production Support Scope of Coverage.

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