NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | SEE ALSO | FILES | COLOPHON

CHCAT(8)                        User Commands                       CHCAT(8)

NAME         top

       chcat - change file SELinux security category

SYNOPSIS         top

       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         top

       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         top

       chcon(1), selinux(8), semanage(8)

       When operating on files this script wraps the chcon command.

FILES         top

       /etc/selinux/{SELINUXTYPE}/setrans.conf
       /etc/selinux/{SELINUXTYPE}/seusers

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the selinux (Security-Enhanced Linux user-space
       libraries and tools) project.  Information about the project can be
       found at ⟨https://github.com/SELinuxProject/selinux/wiki⟩.  If you
       have a bug report for this manual page, see
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chcat                          September 2005                       CHCAT(8)