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chcat - change file SELinux security category

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NAME

chcat - change file SELinux security category

SYNOPSIS

chcat category file...
 
chcat -l category user...
 
chcat [[+|-]category...] file...
 
chcat -l [[+|-]category...] user...
 
chcat [ -d] file...
 
chcat -l [ -d] user...
 
chcat -L [ -l ] [ user ... ]
 

DESCRIPTION

Change/Remove the security category for each file or user.
Use +/- to add/remove categories from a file or user.
Note: When removing a category you must specify '--' on the command line before using the -Category syntax. This tells the command that you have finished entering options and are now specifying a category name instead.
 
-d
delete the category from each FILE/USER.
-L
list available categories.
-l
Tells chcat to operate on users instead of files.

SEE ALSO

chcon(1), selinux(8), semanage(8)
When operating on files this script wraps the chcon command.

FILES

/etc/selinux/{SELINUXTYPE}/setrans.conf
 
/etc/selinux/{SELINUXTYPE}/seusers
 
September 2005 chcat