restorecon man page on CentOS

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restorecon(8)							 restorecon(8)

       restorecon - restore file(s) default SELinux security contexts.

       restorecon  [-o outfilename ] [-R] [-n] [-p] [-v] [-e directory ] path‐

       restorecon -f infilename [-o outfilename ] [-e directory	 ]  [-R]  [-n]
       [-v] [-F]

       This manual page describes the restorecon program.

       This  program  is  primarily used to set the security context (extended
       attributes) on one or more files.

       It can be run at any time to correct errors, to	add  support  for  new
       policy,	or  with the -n option it can just check whether the file con‐
       texts are all as you expect.

       -i     ignore files that do not exist

       -f infilename
	      infilename contains a list of files to be processed by  applica‐
	      tion. Use - for stdin.

       -e directory
	      directory	 to  exclude  (repeat  option for more than one direc‐

       -R -r  change files and directories file labels recursively

       -n     don't change any file labels.

       -o outfilename
	      save list of files with incorrect context in outfilename.

       -p     show progress by printing * every 1000 files.

       -v     show changes in file labels.

       -vv    show changes in file labels, if type, role, or user  are	chang‐

       -F     Force  reset  of	context to match file_context for customizable
	      files, or the user section, if it has changed.

	      pathname...  The pathname for the file(s) to be relabeled.

       restorecon does not follow symbolic links.

       This man page was written by Dan Walsh  <>.   Some  of
       the content of this man page was taken from the setfiles man page writ‐
       ten by Russell Coker <>.  The program  was  written
       by Dan Walsh <>.

       load_policy(8), checkpolicy(8) setfiles(8)

				  2002031409			 restorecon(8)

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