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Chmod 5123

Chmod 5123 (chmod a+rwx,u-rw,g-rx,o-r,ug+s,+t,g-s) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can't write and can execute. (G)roup can't read, can 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 5123 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rw,g-rx,o-r,ug+s,+t,g-s folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 5123

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 5123 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 5123 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: ---s-w--wt

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 5123 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d--s-w--wt