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Sachin

Free Software developer & Emacser

SELinux cheat-sheet

Published on Jan 19, 2019 by Sachin.

Display selinux context

1: ls -lZ /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
2: 
3: # Output
4: -rw-r--r--. 1 root root system_u:object_r:httpd_config_t:s0 11753 Apr 17 14:23 /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
  • system_u: User
  • object_r: Role
  • httpd_config_t: Type
  • s0: Order/Range

Change selinux context

1: # Syntax
2: chcon <context> <file>
3: 
4: # Example
5: chcon system_u:object_r:httpd_config_t:s0 /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

or referencing other file

chcon --reference=ssl.conf httpd.conf

Change user

chcon -u system_u httpd.conf

Change role

chcon -r object_r httpd.conf

Change type

chcon -t httpd_config_t httpd.conf

Change Order/Range/Level

chcon -l s0 httpd.conf