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Chmod 4636

Chmod 4636 (chmod a+rwx,u-x,g-r,o-x,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 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 4636 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-x,g-r,o-x,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 4636

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 4636 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 4636 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -rwS-wxrw-

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 4636 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: drwS-wxrw-