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Chmod 1251

Chmod 1251 (chmod a+rwx,u-rx,g-w,o-rw,ug+s,+t,u-s,g-s) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can write and can't execute. (G)roup can read, can't write and can execute. (O)thers can't read, can't 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 1251 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rx,g-w,o-rw,ug+s,+t,u-s,g-s folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 1251

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

  • Others can't read
  • Others can't write
  • Others can execute

How chmod 1251 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 1251 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: --w-r-x--t

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 1251 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d-w-r-x--t