Frozen SELinux Troubleshooting – Fixing issue after resetting root password

Frozen SELinux Troubleshooting – Fixing issue after resetting root password

What to do when after resetting the root password on your CentOS 8.2 virtual machine, SELinux refuses to load.

When I was teaching my completely redesigned RHCSA live training recently, I ran into an issue that I’ve never seen before. After resetting the root password on my CentOS 8.2 virtual machine, SELinux refused to load!

I fixed the problem, and I have also recorded the fix. But honestly, I had no clue how it would end, but this video shows you that it ended well and I believe that anyone who is preparing for RHCSA can benefit from this experience.

Sander is an expert in the domains of Linux, Containers and Kubernetes, and Ansible Automation. He is a best selling author who has published many titles on these topics. Sander is also a technical trainer, teaching live classes on oreilly.com, and occasionally for customers around the world.