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Based on kernel version 3.13. Page generated on 2014-01-20 22:04 EST.

1	--- What is AppArmor? ---
2	
3	AppArmor is MAC style security extension for the Linux kernel.  It implements
4	a task centered policy, with task "profiles" being created and loaded
5	from user space.  Tasks on the system that do not have a profile defined for
6	them run in an unconfined state which is equivalent to standard Linux DAC
7	permissions.
8	
9	--- How to enable/disable ---
10	
11	set CONFIG_SECURITY_APPARMOR=y
12	
13	If AppArmor should be selected as the default security module then
14	   set CONFIG_DEFAULT_SECURITY="apparmor"
15	   and CONFIG_SECURITY_APPARMOR_BOOTPARAM_VALUE=1
16	
17	Build the kernel
18	
19	If AppArmor is not the default security module it can be enabled by passing
20	security=apparmor on the kernel's command line.
21	
22	If AppArmor is the default security module it can be disabled by passing
23	apparmor=0, security=XXXX (where XXX is valid security module), on the
24	kernel's command line
25	
26	For AppArmor to enforce any restrictions beyond standard Linux DAC permissions
27	policy must be loaded into the kernel from user space (see the Documentation
28	and tools links).
29	
30	--- Documentation ---
31	
32	Documentation can be found on the wiki.
33	
34	--- Links ---
35	
36	Mailing List - apparmor@lists.ubuntu.com
37	Wiki - http://apparmor.wiki.kernel.org/
38	User space tools - https://launchpad.net/apparmor
39	Kernel module - git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jj/apparmor-dev.git
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