Java Program To Set File Permission

Chapter: File Last Updated: 13-02-2017 07:05:04 UTC

Program:

            /* ............... START ............... */
                
public class JavaSetFilePermission {
	
	public static void main(String[] args) {

		File file=new File("c:\JavaScan.txt");
		file.setReadable(false);

		// Sets the write permissions for file JavaScan.txt to false
		file.setWritable(false);

		System.out.println("Allow file read "+file.canRead());

                System.out.println("Allow file write "+file.canWrite());

	}
}
                /* ............... END ............... */
        

Output

Allow file read false
Allow file write false

Notes:

  • To set the read permissions to a file from java code use setReadable method of File class to true or false.
  • To set the write permissions to a file from java code use setWritable method of File class to true or false.

Tags

Set File Permission, Java, File

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