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Chmod 2203

Chmod 2203 (chmod a+rwx,u-rx,g-rwx,o-r,ug+s,+t,u-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't 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 2203 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rx,g-rwx,o-r,ug+s,+t,u-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 2203

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't read
  • Others can write
  • Others can execute

How chmod 2203 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 2203 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: --w---S-wx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 2203 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d-w---S-wx