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Chmod 5246

Chmod 5246 (chmod a+rwx,u-rx,g-wx,o-x,ug+s,+t,g-s) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can write and can't execute. (G)roup can read, can't write and can't 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 5246 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rx,g-wx,o-x,ug+s,+t,g-s folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 5246

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 5246 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 5246 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: --wSr--rwT

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 5246 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d-wSr--rwT