semanage-interface - Man Page

SELinux Policy Management network interface tool


semanage interface [-h] [-n] [-N] [-S STORE] [ --add -t TYPE -r RANGE interface | --delete interface | --deleteall | --extract | --list [-C] | --modify -t TYPE -r RANGE interface ]


semanage is used to configure certain elements of SELinux policy without requiring modification to or recompilation from policy sources.  semanage interface controls the labels assigned to network interfaces.


-h,  --help

show this help message and exit

-n,  --noheading

Do not print heading when listing the specified object type

-N,  --noreload

Do not reload policy after commit

-S STORE, --store STORE

Select an alternate SELinux Policy Store to manage

-C,  --locallist

List local customizations

-a,  --add

Add a record of the specified object type

-d,  --delete

Delete a record of the specified object type

-m,  --modify

Modify a record of the specified object type

-l,  --list

List records of the specified object type

-E,  --extract

Extract customizable commands, for use within a transaction

-D,  --deleteall

Remove all local customizations

-t TYPE, --type TYPE

SELinux type for the object

-r RANGE, --range RANGE

MLS/MCS Security Range (MLS/MCS Systems only) SELinux Range for SELinux login mapping defaults to the SELinux user record range. SELinux Range for SELinux user defaults to s0.


list all interface definitions
# semanage interface -l

See Also

selinux(8), semanage(8)


This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <>

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