X2Go Bug report logs - #438
x2goserver and rhel6.4 / selinux Problem

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Package: x2goserver; Maintainer for x2goserver is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goserver is src:x2goserver.

Reported by: Frank Knoben <admin@igpm.rwth-aachen.de>

Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:10:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: moreinfo, not-a-bug

Found in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
To: Orion Poplawski <orion@cora.nwra.com>
Cc: Frank Knoben <admin@igpm.rwth-aachen.de>, 438@bugs.x2go.org
Subject: Re: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#438: x2goserver and rhel6.4 / selinux Problem
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Hi Frank, hi Orion,

On  Mi 05 Mär 2014 16:13:59 CET, Orion Poplawski wrote:

> On 03/04/2014 11:59 PM, Frank Knoben wrote:
>> On 03/04/2014 05:36 PM, Orion Poplawski wrote:
>>> On 03/04/2014 04:02 AM, Frank Knoben wrote:
>>>> When I put the lines in the x2gostartagent script
>>>> after the
>>>> XAUTHORITY=${XAUTHORITY:-"$HOME/.Xauthority"}
>>>> line, the permissions will be fixed on login and not on logout.
>>>> Unfortunately, restorcon sets the permissions to
>>>> system_u:object_r:default_t:s0
>>>> and this does not work on my system.
>>> That's not right.  What is your home directory?  What does
>>> matchpathcon $HOME return?
>> matchpathcon  $HOME
>> returns system_u:object_r:default_t:s0
>> I switched the default home location from /home/user to /data/user and
>> changed the
>> permissions of /data/user with
>> chcon -R unconfined_u:object_r:user_home_dir_t:s0 /data/user
> Home directories are very special in SELinux - a whole policy tree is
> built based on the base home directory.  Usually this is determined
> automatically from entries in /etc/password, but I suspect you are using
> LDAP or similar so that SELinux does not know you use /data/user for
> home directories.  To inform it, you should do:
> semanage fcontext -a -e /home /data/user
> This is from /etc/selinux/semanage.conf.

@Orion: thanks for giving support on this issue.

Do I understand it correctly, that the observed issues are not X2Go  
related, but rather caused by a non-default setup?


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