CHCON

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: July 2003
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NAME

chcon - change security context  

SYNOPSIS

chcon [OPTION]... CONTEXT FILE...
chcon [OPTION]... --reference=RFILE FILE...  

DESCRIPTION

Change the security context of each FILE to CONTEXT.

-c, --changes
like verbose but report only when a change is made
-h, --no-dereference
affect symbolic links instead of any referenced file (available only on systems with lchown system call)
-f, --silent, --quiet
suppress most error messages
-l, --range
set range RANGE in the target security context
--reference=RFILE
use RFILE's context instead of using a CONTEXT value
-R, --recursive
change files and directories recursively
-r, --role
set role ROLE in the target security context
-t, --type
set type TYPE in the target security context
-u, --user
set user USER in the target security context
-v, --verbose
output a diagnostic for every file processed
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit
 

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for chcon is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and chcon programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info chcon

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
REPORTING BUGS
SEE ALSO

linux.jgfs.net manual pages