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Thomas

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Message 67095 - Posted: 23 Jan 2016, 3:50:45 UTC

I noticed that it's very briefly mentioned in the instructions for building a BOINC server from scratch that SELinux should be disabled. Is this absolutely necessary? How come? I am trying to create a BOINC server in a Docker container, which I believe require SELinux to operate correctly (not 100% sure!).
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Message 67098 - Posted: 23 Jan 2016, 12:23:29 UTC

You can try to keep SELinux enabled and see if there are any problems. I tried it once, years ago and didn't get it working. Just be aware that SELinux may block some things the BOINC daemons do.
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