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Chmod 5437

Chmod 5437 (chmod a+rwx,u-wx,g-r,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 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 5437 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-wx,g-r,ug+s,+t,g-s folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 5437

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 read
  • Others can write
  • Others can execute

How chmod 5437 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 5437 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -r-S-wxrwt

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 5437 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: dr-S-wxrwt