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CHCON(1)			 User Commands			      CHCON(1)

       chcon - change file SELinux security context

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

       Change  the  SELinux  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

	      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

	      do not treat '/' specially (the default)

	      fail to operate recursively on '/'

	      use RFILE's security context rather than	specifying  a  CONTEXT

       -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

	      output version information and exit

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       Written by Russell Coker and Jim Meyering.

       Copyright  (C) 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.

       The full documentation for chcon is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
       the info and chcon programs are properly installed at  your  site,  the

	      info coreutils 'chcon invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.22		 February 2016			      CHCON(1)