SELinux context conflict -- default_ versus samba_share_t

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at
Wed Jun 9 11:09:56 UTC 2010

On 06/09/2010 05:53 AM, Tim wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-06-08 at 08:34 -0400, Julian C. Dunn wrote:
>> Jun  8 08:20:43 fileserver setroubleshoot: SELinux is preventing
>> /usr/libexec/postfix/smtpd "search" access to /music.
> I have to ask:  Why would something to do with mail be searching the
> drive?

A lot of times tools search through the mountpoints on the system.  If 
/music was a mount point this could happen.  Apps also can generate 
search dirs on / directories.

Finally confined applications tend to search the current working 
directory when they start.

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