mcstransd(8) — Linux manual page


mcstransd(8)                mcs documentation               mcstransd(8)

NAME         top

       mcstransd - MCS (Multiple Category System) daemon.  Translates
       SELinux MCS/MLS labels to human readable form.

SYNOPSIS         top

       mcstransd [-f] [-h]

DESCRIPTION         top

       This manual page describes the mcstransd program.

       This daemon reads /etc/selinux/{SELINUXTYPE}/setrans.conf
       configuration file, and communicates with libselinux via a socket
       in /var/run/setrans.

OPTIONS         top

       -f     Run mcstransd in the foreground.  Do not run as a daemon.

       -h     Output a short summary of available command line options.

AUTHOR         top

       This man page was written by Dan Walsh <>.  The
       program was originally written by Dan Walsh <>.
       The program was enhanced/rewritten by Joe Nall <>.

FILES         top


SEE ALSO         top


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