[Samba] Problems with create and directory mode if mounted

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Sep 23 16:45:44 GMT 2008

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 03:36:21PM +0200, Lukas Grässlin wrote:
> I have a problem: I set up samba on my home server to share some files. 
> In my smb.conf I set to the shares "directory mode = 0775" and "create 
> mode = 0664". So new files will have 664 permissions and new dirs 775 
> permissions. If I access to the smb shares over my file explorer and 
> create files an dirs, they get the permissions on the server I set in 
> the smb.conf. So it works!
> Now the problem: If I mount the share and create there files and dirs, 
> they _DO NOT_ get the permissions on the server they should have (The 
> perimssions I set in the smb.conf)
> My mount command:
> mount -t cifs -o username=user,password=pass,iocharset=utf8 
> //home-server/share /share
> (mount -t smbfs doesn't work)
> I hope you're able to understand my (probably) english ;-)

You're seeing cifs/samba unix extension. The client
determines the mask according to the local umask. If you
really don't want this, try "unix extensions = no".

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