Setting umask for one directory


I have set up Samba server to provide two shares for each Win clients:
1. The home directory of whoever is logged in
2. A common public directory that is visible for everybody

Everything works fine except that I want files in the public folder to be readable, writeable, and executeable for everybody regardless of who created the file. Now, because I have the umask set to 0022, files in the public folder is readable for everybody, but writeable only to its creator. Howvere, I wish not to change systemwide umask.

Is there a way to set an umask different from the system umask specially for our public folder only?
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Hi PappP,

> Is there a way to set an umask different from the system umask specially
> for our public folder only?
you can use setfacl

setfacl -m

exact command copied from
In Samba, you can control this using "force group" and "create mask"/"directory mask" options.

Another way would be to do a chmod g+sw on public directory.

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oh, and "force create mode" (Samba)
PappPAuthor Commented:
Tanks for the responses!

I am really busy right now, but will try the suggestions today or tomorrow, and will award the points.

btw, setfacl is "command not found" on my system (Mandrake 10.1)

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