Default permissions of / directory?

musioc

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What is the default permission for / folder
what is the best permission for / folder

Thank you
 

JaredR.

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The default permissions are actually 755 on CentOS 5, and 555 on CentOS 6, for the / directory. There is really no reason to change them, for security or other reasons, and changing them can and will break things.