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KB-0656: DirectControl agents and AppArmor on SuSE

Centrify DirectAudit ,   Centrify DirectControl ,   Centrify Identity Service, Mac Edition ,  

12 April,16 at 11:45 AM

Question:

How to get DirectControl agents to work with AppArmor enabled.


Resolution:

AppArmor is an application security tool included with OpenSuSE
10.x that uses profiles to define what resources applications can
access. For DirectControl to work with OpenSuSE 10.x you need to
either disable AppArmor or create a profile. The centrifydc profile is included
with DirectControl 4.0.  For previous versions you will need to create a file called:

/etc/apparmor.d/abstractions/centrifydc

with the following contents:

# Copyright (c) 2007 Centrify Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

/var/centrifydc/daemon rw,
/var/centrifydc/daemon2 rw,
/etc/centrifydc/* r,
/proc/*/stat r,

Then the file should be added to the following files:

/etc/apparmor.d/abstractions/authentication
/etc/apparmor.d/abstractions/nameservice

by adding the following lines:

# DirectControl name service and authentication
#include <abstractions/centrifydc>

Finally, you should restart AppArmor and nscd with the following:

rcapparmor restart
rcnscd restart

- Using root@localhost with ftp

To use root@localhost to log in via ftp to a SuSE Linux 10
computer, the SuSE 10 computer should be running vsftpd, not
pure-ftpd. Pure-ftpd does not support logins by root@localhost.

Note:

To check if AppArmor is running or not on the machine, run the command: aa-status

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