UMASK Problems

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Mon Sep 29 15:53:21 GMT 1997

On Mon, 29 Sep 1997, D. Beier wrote:

> I have quite a problem with the new SAMBA version(s) ( both 1.9.17
> and 1.9.17 p2). 
> When creating a directory in a samba-mounted
> unix file system the create mask entry will be ignored. I tried
> a lot (changing umasks on the unix boxes (SunOS/Solaris), changing
> the create mask entry to a many different values) but nothing
> happens at all. Every directory will be created with the permissions
> of 755. 

directory mask = xxx
directory mode = xxx
force directory mode = xxx

man smb.conf.

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