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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

Info

September 2005 chcat User Commands