absolute file permissions mode

A numeric notation used to represent the standard file permissions for owner, group, and other. The access mode of a file is determined by adding these absolute modes. The following lists the absolute file permission modes:

  • 001— Other execution

  • 002— Other write

  • 004— Other read

  • 010— Group execution

  • 020— Group write

  • 040— Group read

  • 100— User execution

  • 200— User write

  • 400— User read

Access Control List (ACL)

Solaris 9 extends the standard Unix file permissions by adding an Access Control List capability. ACLs provide the ability to add permissions for specific users and groups, along with a default permission (mask). In addition to supporting the standard read/write/execute permission for owner, group, and ...

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