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Chmod 4603

Chmod 4603 (chmod a+rwx,u-x,g-rwx,o-r,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can 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 4603 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-x,g-rwx,o-r,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 4603

Chmod owner

  • Owner can 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 4603 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 4603 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -rwS----wx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 4603 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: drwS----wx