CHCAT(8) User Commands CHCAT(8)

NAME 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}/seuser

chcat September 2005 CHCAT(8)