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RSBAC source code, can be unstable sometimes

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All local documentation is published under the CCPL licence.


If you have further questions or just need help which you do not find in our documentation, we have mailing-lists and an IRC channel, please see the contact page

User Documentation

If you are starting out with RSBAC, or looking for a reference, see the handbook. There is a panel on right column of every documentation pages with shortcuts to the different chapters.


The new RSBAC book “Amon Ott: Mandatory Rule Set Based Access Control in Linux” covers all the concepts and background of the RSBAC framework as well as the RC model with AUTH and ACL. It can be ordered through your local book seller (ISBN 978-3-8322-6423-9) or directly from the publisher.

The table of contents, abstracts in German and English and an electronic version are available as PDF from the same page.

Developer Documentation


The RSBAC Library

Here you will find every RSBAC review, talk, and white papers.

Note: the RSBAC books are outdated and not currently being worked on

Please note that a complete set of Open Source books about RSBAC is under development.

All slides and papers in this section are published under the CCPL licence.

  • MAC course using RSBAC, Poznan University of Technology (Poland), by Ph.D. Michal Szychowiak, from the Institute of Computing Science. (in polish)
  • “Rule Set Based Access Control (RSBAC) - Linux Kernel Security Extension”
    At Linux Kongress 2004, Erlangen, 7th to 10th of September 2004. My slides are available in PDF as a handout .
  • In Polish: Michal Purzynski: “RSBAC - Trust is great, supervising is even better”. talk slides are available in PDF.
  • In German: Johannes Nicolai: “RSBAC - Who is root anyway”
    HPI Seminar Betriebssystemdienste und Administration, Sommersemester 2005. The talk slides are available in PDF.
  • “Rule Set Based Access Control (RSBAC) - Securing Linux from the Inside”
    At Sucon '04, Zurich, 2nd to 4th of September 2004. My talk slides are available in PDF as handout.


These are the published articles about RSBAC in different magazines.

Reverse order

Documentation on other Servers

Old historical docs reachable through

Please take note that this documentation even doesn't exists in their original sites depending in a third party site no related with their original writers, could be old, obsoleted etc. Maintained here by historical reasons


Amon Ott has written his dissertation about the RSBAC framework and the new models within. The book is about to be published.

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