[Samba] Newbie Question: smbmount and file attributes

Christopher Barry cbarry at infiniconsys.com
Sun Jan 12 15:14:01 GMT 2003

 force create mode = 0600
 force directory mode = 0700


On Sat, 2003-01-11 at 19:26, Benno Stein wrote:
> Dear list members,
> perhaps this is a very simple question, but after several hours of searching
> and experimenting, I have no idea what to do.
> Situation: I have a Linux machine (RH 8.0, mount.smbf version 2.2.7) and use
> smbmount to import my home directory from a machine in another Unix-Network:
>   smbmount //home5/$username /mnt/upb/$USER -o 
> dmask=755,fmask=600,ip=xxx.yyy.zzz.aaa
> The import works fine and I can read and write on the mounted file system.
> Problem: Every file that I generate from my Linux machine in the 
> share-directory
> has the attributes -rwxrw-r--. I played a lot with the dmask=755 and 
> fmask=600
> parameters, which actually _show_ the shared files ony Linux machine 
> with the specified
> attributes. However, if I login in at my home machine in the network, 
> all new files got
> the attributes 764, which makes them writable for every group member.
> Question: What must I do such that files generated "from outside" get 
> 600 (or 644)
> attributes? (I also experimented (without success) with guid, uid, and 
> smb.conf settings)
> Thanks a lot for help,
>   Benno
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