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CHCON(1)			 User Commands			      CHCON(1)



NAME
       chcon - change file SELinux 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.

       -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

       --reference=RFILE
	      use RFILE's context instead of using a CONTEXT value

       -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

       -R, --recursive
	      change files and directories recursively

       -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 <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>.

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 5.97			  March 2012			      CHCON(1)
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