Web Hosting

Chmod 0207

Chmod 0207 (chmod a+rwx,u-rx,g-rwx,ug-s,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can write and can't execute. (G)roup can't read, can't write and can't execute. (O)thers can read, can write and can execute.

Owner Rights (u) Group Rights (g) Others Rights (o)
Read (4)
Write (2)
Execute (1)
Extra chmod command options







Use the octal CHMOD Command:

chmod -R 0207 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rx,g-rwx,ug-s,-t folder_name
Web Hosting

Chmod Permissions for chmod 0207

Chmod owner

  • Owner can't read
  • Owner can write
  • Owner can't execute

Chmod group

  • Group can't read
  • Group can't write
  • Group can't execute

Chmod other

  • Others can read
  • Others can write
  • Others can execute

How chmod 0207 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 0207 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: --w----rwx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 0207 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d-w----rwx