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Chmod 462

Chmod 462 (chmod a+rwx,u-wx,g-x,o-rx) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can't write and can't execute. (G)roup can read, can write and can't execute. (O)thers can't 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 462 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-wx,g-x,o-rx folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 462

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

  • Others can't read
  • Others can write
  • Others can't execute

How chmod 462 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 462 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -r--rw--w-

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 462 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: dr--rw--w-