[Samba] Re: create mask command in smb.conf

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Fri Sep 17 16:05:39 GMT 2004

Jean LEE wrote:
> create mask = 770 which normally should give rwx permissions to the owner and the group of the file or subfolder creator.However, when I create a folder in this shared folder from a WinXP station, the permissions are rwxr-xr-x and when I create a file, the permissions are rwxrw----.
> Does anyone understand ?

"create mask" is for files
"directory mask" is for directories.


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