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Chmod 4757

Chmod 4757 (chmod a+rwx,g-w,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can write and can execute. (G)roup can read, can't write and can 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 4757 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,g-w,ug+s,+t,g-s,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 4757

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 4757 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 4757 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -rwsr-xrwx

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 4757 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: drwsr-xrwx