security_disable(3) — Linux manual page


security_disable(3)     SELinux API documentation    security_disable(3)

NAME         top

       security_disable - disable the SELinux kernel code at runtime

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <selinux/selinux.h>

       int security_disable(void);

DESCRIPTION         top

       security_disable() disables the SELinux kernel code, unregisters
       selinuxfs from /proc/filesystems, and then unmounts

       This function can only be called at runtime and prior to the
       initial policy load. After the initial policy load, the SELinux
       kernel code cannot be disabled, but only placed in "permissive"
       mode by using security_setenforce(3).

RETURN VALUE         top

       security_disable() returns zero on success or -1 on error.

AUTHOR         top

       This manual page has been written by Guido Trentalancia

SEE ALSO         top

       selinux(8), setenforce (8)

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                               21 Nov 2009           security_disable(3)

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