[Samba] File permissions and Unix umask.
jra at samba.org
Wed Oct 8 18:48:25 GMT 2008
On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 12:58:41AM +1100, Gerry Marthe wrote:
> The relevant section from smb.conf on the samba server is:
> comment = Common Area
> path = /common
> read only = no
> valid users = @users
> create mask = 0660
> force create mode = 0660
> force directory mode = 775
> write list = @users
> force group = users
> directory mask = 0775
> The share is mounted on a Linux system with the following command:
> mount.cifs //localhost/common /mnt/smb -o
> >From what I have understood of the samba documentation, the various file
> creation masks specified
> by Samba do not override a client umask.
You understood wrong. The server setting override all client
requests. That's why they're *force* create mode.
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