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MAN page from Mandriva 2009 coreutils-doc-6.12-2.5mdv2009.0.i586.rpm

CHCON

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: May 2008
Index 

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.

-c, --changes
like verbose but report only when a change is made
-h, --no-dereference
affect symbolic links instead of any referenced file
--reference=RFILE
use RFILE's security context rather than specifyinga CONTEXT value
-R, --recursive
operate on files and directories recursively
-v, --verbose
output a diagnostic for every file processed
-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

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

-H
if a command line argument is a symbolic linkto a directory, traverse it
-L
traverse every symbolic link to a directoryencountered
-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 bugs to <bug-coreutilsAATTgnu.org>. 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2008 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 forchconis maintained as a Texinfo manual. If theinfoandchconprograms are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils 'chcon invocation'

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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