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Chmod 227

Chmod 227 (chmod a+rwx,u-rx,g-rx) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can write and can't 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 227 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rx,g-rx folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 227

Chmod owner

  • Owner can't read
  • Owner can write
  • Owner can't 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 227 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 227 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: --w--w-rwx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 227 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d-w--w-rwx