removable_context man page

removable_context — The SELinux removable devices context configuration file


This file contains the default label that should be used for removable devices that are not defined in the media file (that is described in selabel_media(5)).

selinux_removable_context_path(3) will return the active policy path to this file. The default removable context file is:


Where {SELINUXTYPE} is the entry from the selinux configuration file config (see selinux_config(5)).

File Format

The file consists of a single line entry as follows:



user role type range
A user, role, type and optional range (for MCS/MLS) separated by colons (:) that will be applied to removable devices.


# ./contexts/removable_contexts

See Also

selinux(8), selinux_removable_context_path(3), selabel_media(5), selinux_config(5)

Referenced By


Explore man page connections for removable_context(5).

Security Enhanced Linux SELinux configuration 28-Nov-2011