chcon man page on ElementaryOS

Man page or keyword search:  
man Server   4994 pages
apropos Keyword Search (all sections)
Output format
ElementaryOS logo
[printable version]

CHCON(1)			 User Commands			      CHCON(1)

NAME
       chcon - change file security context

SYNOPSIS
       chcon [OPTION]... CONTEXT FILE...
       chcon [OPTION]... [-u USER] [-r ROLE] [-l RANGE] [-t TYPE] FILE...
       chcon [OPTION]... --reference=RFILE FILE...

DESCRIPTION
       Change the security context of each FILE to CONTEXT.  With --reference,
       change the security context of each FILE to that of RFILE.

       Mandatory arguments to long options are	mandatory  for	short  options
       too.

       --dereference
	      affect the referent of each symbolic link (this is the default),
	      rather than the symbolic link itself

       -h, --no-dereference
	      affect symbolic links instead of any referenced file

       -u, --user=USER
	      set user USER in the target security context

       -r, --role=ROLE
	      set role ROLE in the target security context

       -t, --type=TYPE
	      set type TYPE in the target security context

       -l, --range=RANGE
	      set range RANGE in the target security context

       --no-preserve-root
	      do not treat '/' specially (the default)

       --preserve-root
	      fail to operate recursively on '/'

       --reference=RFILE
	      use RFILE's security context rather than	specifying  a  CONTEXT
	      value

       -R, --recursive
	      operate on files and directories recursively

       -v, --verbose
	      output a diagnostic for every file processed

       The  following  options modify how a hierarchy is traversed when the -R
       option is also specified.  If more than	one  is	 specified,  only  the
       final one takes effect.

       -H     if  a  command  line argument is a symbolic link to a directory,
	      traverse it

       -L     traverse every symbolic link to a directory encountered

       -P     do not traverse any symbolic links (default)

       --help display this help and exit

       --version
	      output version information and exit

AUTHOR
       Written by Russell Coker and Jim Meyering.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report chcon bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report chcon translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright © 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.	 License  GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is	 free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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 coreutils 'chcon invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.21		  March 2014			      CHCON(1)
[top]

List of man pages available for ElementaryOS

Copyright (c) for man pages and the logo by the respective OS vendor.

For those who want to learn more, the polarhome community provides shell access and support.

[legal] [privacy] [GNU] [policy] [cookies] [netiquette] [sponsors] [FAQ]
Tweet
Polarhome, production since 1999.
Member of Polarhome portal.
Based on Fawad Halim's script.
...................................................................
Vote for polarhome
Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net