Here’s how you would disable SELinux permanently.

  1. vi the “/etc/selinux/config” file.

  2. Change the following line;

SELINUX=enforcing to SELINUX=disabled

3.  Save the file and reboot.

  1. To verify if SELinux is disabled, run “dmesg | grep selinux”. You should see selinux=0

selinux_register_security:  Registering secondary module capability
audit(1229470429.628:2): selinux=0 auid=4294967295 ses=4294967295

My /etc/selinux/config file.

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 - SELinux is fully disabled. #SELINUX=enforcing SELINUX=disabled

SELINUXTYPE= type of policy in use. Possible values are:

#       targeted - Only targeted network daemons are protected. #       strict - Full SELinux protection. SELINUXTYPE=targeted`