chcon



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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 <email@host.com>.


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.



chcon (coreutils) 5.0              July 2003                          CHCON(1)

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