Today, one of my clients made a modification of SELinux on a VM on Azure, with the result, the following message as an error in the Serial Console of Azure:

Failed to load SELinux policy. Freezing.

SELinux policy

To correct this, click on the small power button and click Restart VM then press e on your keyboard to modify the boot:

Restart VM

Choose the first line and go down to the bottom. Add in line linux16 after root = … this:

selinux = 0

This will make the SELinux go by the boot:

SELinux feedback

Do Ctrl + X and the server should start without worry:

SELinux feedback

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Florent Appointaire
Florent Appointaire is Microsoft Engineer with 5 years of experience, specialized in Cloud Technologies (Public/Hybrid/Private). He is a freelance consultant in Belgium from the beginning of 2017. He is MVP Cloud and Datacentre Management. He is MCSE Private Cloud and Hyper-V certified. His favorite products are SCVMM, SCOM, Windows Azure pack/Azure Stack and Microsoft Azure.