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chmod Permission Calculator

chmod Permission Calculator
Instructions/Notes

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.


Permissions: 

  owner group other
Read
Write
Execute