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Chmod 5712

Chmod 5712 (chmod a+rwx,g-rw,o-rx,ug+s,+t,g-s) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can write and can execute. (G)roup can't read, can't write and can execute. (O)thers can't 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 5712 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,g-rw,o-rx,ug+s,+t,g-s folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 5712

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 5712 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 5712 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -rws--x-wT

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 5712 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: drws--x-wT