From CentOS 7 SELinux is enabled and set to enforcing by default.
To disable it pernamently open and edit
and set the
SELINUX=enforcing to permissive or disabled
After that change is made it is necessary to restart the system.
There is another way to disable it right away by running this command:
than to check the status run:
#sestatus SELinux status: enabled SELinuxfs mount: /sys/fs/selinux SELinux root directory: /etc/selinux Loaded policy name: targeted Current mode: permissive Mode from config file: enforcing Policy MLS status: enabled Policy deny_unknown status: allowed Max kernel policy version: 28