Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: April 2010
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runcon - run command with specified security context
CONTEXT COMMAND [args]
[ -c ] [-u USER] [-r ROLE] [-t TYPE] [-l RANGE] COMMAND [args]
Run COMMAND with completely-specified CONTEXT, or with current or
transitioned security context modified by one or more of LEVEL,
ROLE, TYPE, and USER.
If none of -c, -t, -u, -r, or -l, is specified,
the first argument is used as the complete context. Any additional
arguments after COMMAND are interpreted as arguments to the
Note that only carefully-chosen contexts are likely to successfully
Run a program in a different security context.
With neither CONTEXT nor COMMAND, print the current security context.
Complete security context
- -c, --compute
compute process transition context before modifying
- -t, --type=TYPE
type (for same role as parent)
- -u, --user=USER
- -r, --role=ROLE
- -l, --range=RANGE
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
Written by Russell Coker.
Report runcon bugs to email@example.com
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Copyright © 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for
is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the
programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info coreutils 'runcon invocation'
should give you access to the complete manual.
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