Disable SELINUX on Enterprise Linux

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Purpose

This article gives the steps to disable SELINUX on CentOS 6.x.


Edit Config

vim /etc/selinux/config

SELINUX=disabled


Example:

# This file controls the state of SELinux on the system.
# SELINUX= can take one of these three values:
# enforcing - SELinux security policy is enforced.
# permissive - SELinux prints warnings instead of enforcing.
# disabled - No SELinux policy is loaded.
SELINUX=disabled
# SELINUXTYPE= can take one of these two values:
# targeted - Targeted processes are protected,
# mls - Multi Level Security protection.
SELINUXTYPE=targeted


Restart System

reboot