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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

hextoalabel(8)

Name

hextoalabel - convert an internal text label to its human readable equivalent

Synopsis

/usr/sbin/hextoalabel [internal-text-sensitivity-label]
/usr/sbin/hextoalabel -c [internal-text-clearance]

Description

hextoalabel converts an internal text label into its human readable equivalent and writes the result to the standard output file. This internal form is often hexadecimal. If no option is supplied, the label is assumed to be a sensitivity label.

If no internal text label is specified, the label is read from the standard input file. The expected use of this command is emergency repair of labels that are stored in internal databases.

Options

–c

Identifies the internal text label as a clearance.

Exit Status

The following exit values are returned:

0

On success.

1

On failure, and writes diagnostics to the standard error file.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/file_labeling
Interface Stability
See below.

The command output is Committed for systems with the same label_encodings file. The command invocation is Committed for systems that implement the DIA MAC policy.

Files

/etc/security/tsol/label_encodings

The label encodings file contains the classification names, words, constraints, and values for the defined labels of this system.

See Also

label_to_str(3TSOL), str_to_label(3TSOL), label_encodings(5), attributes(7), atohexlabel(8)

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