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Chmod 4047

Chmod 4047 (chmod a+rwx,u-rwx,g-wx,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can't write and can't execute. (G)roup can read, can't 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 4047 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rwx,g-wx,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 4047

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 4047 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 4047 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: ---Sr--rwx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 4047 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d--Sr--rwx