How to Disable SELinux on CentOS

Before we start, make sure that SELinux is disabled. Run


or edit /etc/selinux/config

[sourcecode]# 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.
# SELINUXTYPE= can take one of these two values:
# targeted – Targeted processes are protected,
# mls – Multi Level Security protection.
to disable SELinux, and …[/sourcecode]

and type:

[sourcecode]echo 0 > /selinux/enforce[/sourcecode]

… for the change to take effect. Happy trying!

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