setenforce(8) — Linux manual page


setenforce(8)      SELinux Command Line documentation      setenforce(8)

NAME         top

       setenforce - modify the mode SELinux is running in

SYNOPSIS         top

       setenforce [Enforcing|Permissive|1|0]

DESCRIPTION         top

       Use Enforcing or 1 to put SELinux in enforcing mode.
       Use Permissive or 0 to put SELinux in permissive mode.

       If SELinux is disabled and you want to enable it, or SELinux is
       enabled and you want to disable it, please see selinux(8).

AUTHOR         top

       Dan Walsh, <>

SEE ALSO         top

       selinux(8), getenforce(8), selinuxenabled(8)

COLOPHON         top

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