semanage-import — SELinux Policy Management import tool


semanage import [-h] [-N] [-S STORE] [-f INPUT_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

-N, --noreload

Do not reload policy after commit

-S STORE, --store STORE

Select an alternate SELinux Policy Store to manage

-f INPUT_FILE, --input_file INPUT_FILE

Input file


Import semanage modifications from another machine
# semanage import -f semanage.mods

See Also

selinux (8), semanage (8), semanage-export (8)


This man page was written by Daniel Walsh <>

Referenced By

semanage(8), semanage-export(8).