Howto disable SELinux on Centos 6.5

Howto disable SELinux on Centos 6.5

CentOS

Step 1: Check SELinux status on CentOS 6.5

[root@ITHelpBlog ~]# sestatus
SELinux status: enabled
SELinuxfs mount: /selinux
Current mode: enforcing
Mode from config file: enforcing
Policy version: 24
Policy from config file: targeted
[root@ITHelpBlog ~]# cat /etc/selinux/config
# 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=enforcing
# SELINUXTYPE= can take one of these two values:
# targeted – Targeted processes are protected,
# mls – Multi Level Security protection.
SELINUXTYPE=targeted
[root@ITHelpBlog ~]#

Step 2: Disable SELinux on Centos 6.5

[root@ITHelpBlog ~]# vi /etc/selinux/config
# 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
[root@ITHelpBlog ~]#

Step 3: Reboot Centos 6.5 to take affect

[root@ITHelpBlog ~]# init 6

Step 4: Check SELinux status

[root@ITHelpBlog ~]# sestatus
SELinux status: disabled
[root@ITHelpBlog ~]#

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