[Samba] mac osx users have files written with non group permissions for some reason

Harondel J. Sibble help at pdscc.com
Mon Mar 29 17:07:44 MDT 2010

A regular on the local Lug list who is also a mac user pointed me to this


which I've implemented and expect to solve the problem nicely.

On 29 Mar 2010 at 9:01, Harondel J. Sibble wrote:

> I have a strange problem I am hoping some one can help with, pc and linux 
> users all work fine accessing, modifying, adding and deleting files, but 
> anytime a mac user touches a folder or creates a new one, it gets 
> to just their own use
> Using any of the other mask or directory options in smb.conf has zero
> effect, 
> best I can tell by lots of testing, these get completely ignored and the 
> directory and file gets written with 755 permissions.  This locks out the 
> windows, linux and other mac users :-(

Harondel J. Sibble 
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