To set permissions for a file or directory

Using the Windows interface

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Right-click the name of the file or directory.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Click the NFS Attributes tab.
  5. In the File attributes (mode) box, select or clear the check boxes corresponding to the mode bits you want to set or clear, click Apply, and then click OK. To dismiss the dialog box without making any changes, click Cancel.


Using a command line

Argument Description
-f Suppress error messages on files where permissions could not be successfully modified.
-R Change the modes of the file hierarchies rooted in the files instead of just the files themselves.
mode The file-mode permissions to apply to the file. For more information on file modes, see chmod(1)
file The file for which the permissions are to be changed.


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