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Chmod 6406

Chmod 6406 (chmod a+rwx,u-wx,g-rwx,o-x,ug+s,+t,-t) sets permissions so that, (U)ser / owner can read, can't write and can't execute. (G)roup can't 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 6406 folder_name
OR use the symbolic CHMOD Command:

chmod -R a+rwx,u-wx,g-rwx,o-x,ug+s,+t,-t folder_name
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Chmod Permissions for chmod 6406

Chmod owner

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

Chmod group

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

Chmod other

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

How chmod 6406 looks in file listing

For files

After changing a file's mode to 6406 the file's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: -r-S--Srw-

For folders

After changing a directory's mode to 6406 the folder's mode will be displayed in Unix style file lsting as: dr-S--Srw-