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Chmod 2127

Chmod 2127 (chmod a+rwx,u-rw,g-rx,ug+s,+t,u-s,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can't write and can execute. (G)roup can't read, can 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 2127 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rw,g-rx,ug+s,+t,u-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 2127

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 2127 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 2127 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: ---x-wSrwx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 2127 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d--x-wSrwx