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authorTetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@i-love.sakura.ne.jp>2009-04-13 11:04:19 +0900
committerJames Morris <jmorris@namei.org>2009-04-14 09:14:58 +1000
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Signed-off-by: Kentaro Takeda <takedakn@nttdata.co.jp> Signed-off-by: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp> Signed-off-by: Toshiharu Harada <haradats@nttdata.co.jp> Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
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+--- What is TOMOYO? ---
+
+TOMOYO is a name-based MAC extension (LSM module) for the Linux kernel.
+
+LiveCD-based tutorials are available at
+http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/en/1.6.x/1st-step/ubuntu8.04-live/
+http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/en/1.6.x/1st-step/centos5-live/ .
+Though these tutorials use non-LSM version of TOMOYO, they are useful for you
+to know what TOMOYO is.
+
+--- How to enable TOMOYO? ---
+
+Build the kernel with CONFIG_SECURITY_TOMOYO=y and pass "security=tomoyo" on
+kernel's command line.
+
+Please see http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/en/2.2.x/ for details.
+
+--- Where is documentation? ---
+
+User <-> Kernel interface documentation is available at
+http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/en/2.2.x/policy-reference.html .
+
+Materials we prepared for seminars and symposiums are available at
+http://sourceforge.jp/projects/tomoyo/docs/?category_id=532&language_id=1 .
+Below lists are chosen from three aspects.
+
+What is TOMOYO?
+ TOMOYO Linux Overview
+ http://sourceforge.jp/projects/tomoyo/docs/lca2009-takeda.pdf
+ TOMOYO Linux: pragmatic and manageable security for Linux
+ http://sourceforge.jp/projects/tomoyo/docs/freedomhectaipei-tomoyo.pdf
+ TOMOYO Linux: A Practical Method to Understand and Protect Your Own Linux Box
+ http://sourceforge.jp/projects/tomoyo/docs/PacSec2007-en-no-demo.pdf
+
+What can TOMOYO do?
+ Deep inside TOMOYO Linux
+ http://sourceforge.jp/projects/tomoyo/docs/lca2009-kumaneko.pdf
+ The role of "pathname based access control" in security.
+ http://sourceforge.jp/projects/tomoyo/docs/lfj2008-bof.pdf
+
+History of TOMOYO?
+ Realities of Mainlining
+ http://sourceforge.jp/projects/tomoyo/docs/lfj2008.pdf
+
+--- What is future plan? ---
+
+We believe that inode based security and name based security are complementary
+and both should be used together. But unfortunately, so far, we cannot enable
+multiple LSM modules at the same time. We feel sorry that you have to give up
+SELinux/SMACK/AppArmor etc. when you want to use TOMOYO.
+
+We hope that LSM becomes stackable in future. Meanwhile, you can use non-LSM
+version of TOMOYO, available at http://tomoyo.sourceforge.jp/en/1.6.x/ .
+LSM version of TOMOYO is a subset of non-LSM version of TOMOYO. We are planning
+to port non-LSM version's functionalities to LSM versions.