We run many Library / web / database applications on RedHat servers with
SELinux enabled. Sometimes it takes a bit of investigation and horsing
around but I haven't yet found a situation where it had to be disabled.
setsebool and chcon can solve most problems and SELinux is an
excellent enhancement to standard filesystem and ACL security.
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Ken Irwin wrote:
> Hi all,
> Thanks for your extensive suggestions and comments. A few folks suggested that SELinux might be the issue. Tobin's suggestion to change one of the settings proved effective:
> "# setsebool -P httpd_can_network_connect 1".
> Thanks to everyone who helped -- I learned a lot.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Greg McClellan
> Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 10:04 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] calling another webpage within CGI script
> I had a similar problem a while back which was solved by disabling
> SELinux. http://www.crypt.gen.nz/selinux/disable_selinux.html