Bug 867354 - Configure the selinux sanlock_use_nfs boolean
Configure the selinux sanlock_use_nfs boolean
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: vdsm (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity unspecified
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Assigned To: Federico Simoncelli
Dafna Ron
: ZStream
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Reported: 2012-10-17 07:15 EDT by Federico Simoncelli
Modified: 2012-12-04 14:12 EST (History)
10 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: vdsm-4.9.6-39.0
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Previously, VDSM did not correctly configure SELinux to work correctly with sanlock on NFS shares, which interfered with the workings of the Storage Pool Manager. Now, VDSM automatically sets the boolean required for sanlock to use NFS shares.
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Last Closed: 2012-12-04 14:12:51 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2012:1508 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: rhev-3.1.0 vdsm security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2012-12-04 18:48:05 EST

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Description Federico Simoncelli 2012-10-17 07:15:32 EDT
Description of problem:
VDSM should configure the selinux sanlock_use_nfs boolean.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Connect to a nfs pool
Actual results:
The following warning messages appear in /var/log/messages:

denied  { open } for comm="sanlock" name="ids" dev=0:1f scontext=system_u:system_r:sanlock_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:nfs_t:s0 tclass=file
denied  { open } for comm="sanlock" name="leases" dev=0:1c scontext=system_u:system_r:sanlock_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:nfs_t:s0 tclass=file

Expected results:
No warnings in the messages.

Additional info:
An upstream patch has been committed here:

Author: Federico Simoncelli <fsimonce@redhat.com>
Date:   Thu Sep 27 08:31:08 2012 -0400

    setup: configure selinux for sanlock on nfs

Comment 5 Daniel Paikov 2012-11-27 10:07:09 EST
Checked on 4.9.6-44
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2012-12-04 14:12:51 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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