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Chmod 4704

Chmod 4704 (chmod a+rwx,g-rwx,o-wx,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can write and can execute. (G)roup can't read, can't write and can't execute. (O)thers can read, can't 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 4704 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,g-rwx,o-wx,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 4704

Chmod owner

  • Owner can read
  • Owner can write
  • Owner can execute

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 4704 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 4704 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -rws---r--

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 4704 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: drws---r--