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Chmod 2256

Chmod 2256 (chmod a+rwx,u-rx,g-w,o-x,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 read, can't write and can execute. (O)thers can read, can write and can't 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 2256 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rx,g-w,o-x,ug+s,+t,u-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 2256

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 read
  • Others can write
  • Others can't execute

How chmod 2256 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 2256 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: --w-r-srw-

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 2256 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d-w-r-srw-