[CentOS] echo 0> /selinux/enforce

Tue Nov 5 22:15:50 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Wes James wrote:
> When does echo 0 > /selinux/inforce need to be used?  I.e., where is
> selinux enforcing itself on the system to protect it?  When I do yum
> install of some package, it seems to work (not being blocked).  When would
> doing something not work because selinux is watching it (or whatever that
> process is doing)?
It changes selinux mode from enforcing to permissive, which means it still
complains, but lets the processes run anyway.