Symbolic Notation

Symbolic notation is used to change the permissions of files and directories relative to their current permissions.

This tool can be used to explore how symbolic notations work.

To use this tool set the current octal value of your file permissions and then select from the checkboxes below to create the target permissions for your file(s).

Permission bits

Special
User
Group
Other

Target Permissions (octal)

0000

Results

no change