How to enable 'enforcing' mode for SELinux on Exadata (Doc ID 1481829.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 11, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.2.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Clarify the OS changes needed on newly deployed Exadata machines to enable Security-Enhanced Linux
(SELinux) 'enforcing' mode.  Note that this is allowed _only_ on Compute Nodes, _NOT_ on Storage Cells!

Solution

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