How To Check SELinux Status on CentOS 5.8

SELinux is a Linux feature that provides a mechanism for supporting access control security policies in the Linux kernel. In this post, i will share on how to check Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) status on linux CentOS 5.8 server. First method to check the SELinux status is using sestatus command. Another method is check through configuration […]

How to Disable the SELinux on CentOS 6.2


In CentOS 6.2 minimal server installation, SELinux is set to enable. To disabled the SELinux, please change “SELINUX=enforcing” to “SELINUX=disabled”. This will disable SELinux on your next reboot. [root@centos6 ~]# vi /etc/selinux/config # This file controls the state of SELinux on the system. # SELINUX= can take one of these three values: # enforcing – […]