SELinux won’t disable on CentOS 6

The problem:

Setting SELINUX to disbled in /etc/sysconfig/selinx does not work.   SELinux stays continues to run in Enforcing mode event after a reboot.

The cause:

/etc/sysconfig/selinx should be a symbolic link to /etc/selinux/config but sometimes it is created as an actual file.  This means you can edit it to your hearts content and it won’t change a thing.

The solution:

Option 1:

Edit both /etc/sysconfig/selinux and /etc/selinux/config.

Option 2:

Fix the issue by making /etc/sysconfig/selinux a symbolic link again.




Changing providers

Once again is on the move.   The big pieces are working but I’m still fiddling with the little bits, so please be patient will me while I complete the move.