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Disable SELinux

SELinux is a security extension of CentOS that should provide extended security. 
Edit /etc/selinux/config and set SELINUX=disabled
vim /etc/selinux/config
# 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 – No SELinux policy is loaded.
SELINUX=disabled
# SELINUXTYPE= can take one of these two values:
#     targeted – Targeted processes are protected,
#     mls – Multi Level Security protection.
SELINUXTYPE=targeted
Afterwards we must reboot the system:
[ahmed@server ~]# reboot
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