In Unix and Linix operating systens, the chmod is a command used to configure file access permission.
- Read - This permission allows a person to view the content of the file, but cannot modify the content or delete the file.
- Write - This permission allows a person the ability to view and modify file content. Additionally, this permission allows a person to create and modify folders.
- Execute - This allows a person to execute and run the file.
On a Unix command-line, to modify a file permission to allow a file to be readable, writeable and executable by everyone, you type in:
chmod 777 /path/to/your/file
Use this tool to identify the correct chmod permission value based on your checkbox settings.