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Chmod 6212

Chmod 6212 (chmod a+rwx,u-rx,g-rw,o-rx,ug+s,+t,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can't read, can write and can't 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 6212 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-rx,g-rw,o-rx,ug+s,+t,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 6212

Chmod owner

  • Owner can't read
  • Owner can write
  • Owner can't 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 6212 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 6212 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: --wS--s-w-

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 6212 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: d-wS--s-w-