file permissions and smbmount

Mader, Cary J cary.mader at
Wed Nov 17 23:00:47 GMT 1999

typing 'umask 0000' prior to executing the mount command seems to work.  Not
sure if that is the preferred method or not.  Saw a comment on umask in
another thread and thought I'd try it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mader, Cary J 
> Sent:	Wednesday, November 17, 1999 3:18 PM
> To:	'samba at'
> Subject:	file permissions and smbmount
> I'm using Samba 2.0.6 on a Linux server.  
> When using smbmount or mount to mount a share from an NT server, how do I
> set file permissions.  An older smbmount allowed a -d and -f switch to set
> the file permissions.  The newest one does not support these.  The man
> pages for smbmount and smbmnt mention using syntax that does not work.  
> I finally have gotten the mount command to work, but now I can't write to
> the share because of permissions.
> Help!!
> Cary Mader
> cary.mader at

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