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chcat - Unix, Linux Command

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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.

TagDescription
-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}/seuser


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