CHKCON(8)            SELinux Command Line documentation            CHKCON(8)

NAME         top

       chkcon -  determine if a security context is valid for a given binary

SYNOPSIS         top

       chkcon policy_file context

DESCRIPTION         top

       This utility validates (the string representation of) a security
       context specified by the argument context against configuration data
       read in from a policy database binary representation file specified
       by the argument policy_file.

FILES         top

       policy file

AUTHOR         top

       This manual page (and just the manual page) was written by Manoj
       Srivastava <>.

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SELinux                          Mar 12 2005                       CHKCON(8)