How to Disable or set SELinux to Permissive mode
(Doc ID 457458.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 4.0 to Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] [Release RHEL4 to OL6U6]
Linux Kernel - Version: 4.0 to 5.0
Currency Check on 25-Jul-2014
How to fully disable SELinux (Security Enhanced Linux); or set it to "permissive" mode, in which case the SELinux software is loaded, but no enforcing is made of the rules, only logging is performed.
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|To completely disable SELinux, use either of these methods:|
|To set SELinux to Permissive mode, use either of these methods:|
|To check the status of SELinux, issue:|