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SELinux Warnings from Exadata (Doc ID 1462440.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Full Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version to [Release 11.2]
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version to [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Receive  Warnings  as below.

Warning: SELinux 52
Event Time 2012-05-29T04:02:04-07:00
Description type=AVC msg=audit(1338289324.147:8561582): avc: denied { getattr } for pid=4047 comm="sendmail" path="/etc/passwd" dev=md5 ino=229683 scontext=system_u:system_r:system_mail_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:file_t:s0 tclass=file
Affected Cell Name abhexa176
Server Model Oracle Corporation SUN FIRE X4270 M2 SERVER SATA
Chassis Serial Number <SERIAL #>
Release Version
Release Label OSS_11.

Recommended Action Please forward the contents of this alert to Oracle Support
so that this SELinux violation may be removed in future releases.
This is not a fatal error and will not hinder operation of the cell.


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