semanage-export — SELinux Policy Management import tool


semanage export [-h] [-S STORE] [-f OUTPUT_FILE]


semanage is used to configure certain elements of SELinux policy without requiring modification to or recompilation from policy sources.  semanage import and export can be used to extract the SELinux modifications from one machine and apply them to another. You can put a whole group of semanage commands within a file and apply them to a machine in a single transaction.


-h, --help

show this help message and exit

-S STORE, --store STORE

Select an alternate SELinux Policy Store to manage

-f OUTPUT_FILE, --output_file OUTPUT_FILE

Output file


Import semanage modifications from another machine
# semanage export -f semanage.mods
# scp semanage.mod remotemachine:
# ssh remotemachine
# semanage import -f semanage.mods

See Also

selinux(8), semanage(8), semanage-import(8)


This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <>

Referenced By

semanage(8), semanage-import(8).