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Chmod 5431

Chmod 5431 (chmod a+rwx,u-wx,g-r,o-rw,ug+s,+t,g-s) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can't write and can't execute. (G)roup can't read, can write and can execute. (O)thers can't read, can't 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 5431 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-wx,g-r,o-rw,ug+s,+t,g-s folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 5431

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 5431 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 5431 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -r-S-wx--t

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 5431 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: dr-S-wx--t