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From Mark Montague <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] confused about modsecurity and apparmor
Date Mon, 05 Mar 2012 16:28:38 GMT
On March 5, 2012 11:20 , Rajeev Prasad <> wrote:
> thx Mark, it does help to understand things better. so that mean 
> grsecurity and AppArmor doing the same thing? except that grsecurity 
> is much complex and harder i guess. (I wanted to do that, but does not 
> have enough expertise to think of building a LAMP install on 
> grsecurity patched ubuntu.)

grsecurity and AppArmor are both Mandatory Access Control (MAC) systems, 
yes.  But they have different strengths and weaknesses.  As far as I 
know, you can only run one MAC system at any given time.  Two other MAC 
systems which you may have heard about are SELinux and Tomoyo.

   Mark Montague

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