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The SELinux default type configuration file.

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28-Nov-2011
default_type(5)                       SELinux configuration                       default_type(5)

NAME default_type - The SELinux default type configuration file
DESCRIPTION The default_type file contains entries that allow SELinux-aware applications such as new‐ role(1) to select a default type for a role if one is not supplied. selinux_default_type_path(3) will return the active policy path to this file. The default, default type file is: /etc/selinux/{SELINUXTYPE}/contexts/default_type Where {SELINUXTYPE} is the entry from the selinux configuration file config (see selinux_config(5)). get_default_type(3) reads this file to determine a type for the active policy.
FILE FORMAT Each line within the default_type file is formatted with role:type entries where: role The SELinux role. type The domain type that is returned for this role.
EXAMPLE # ./contexts/default_type auditadm_r:auditadm_t user_r:user_t
SEE ALSO selinux(8), get_default_type(3), newrole(1), selinux_default_type_path(3), selinux_config(5)
Security Enhanced Linux 28-Nov-2011 default_type(5)
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refer to get_ordered_context_list(3) | newrole(1) | selinux(8) | selinux_binary_policy_path(3) | selinux_config(5)