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Samba smb.conf "create mask" option for shares is not working.

kleencoder asked
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I have the following share defined in smb.conf:

   path = /home/user/data
   writeable = yes
   valid users = me, them
   force group = them
   create mask = 775

The "force group" option seems to work, but the "create mask" option does not.  All files are created with the 755 mask instead of 775--thus not giving "them" write access to files that "me" creates while using a Windows workstation to access the share.  

Note that I have restarted the samba server (service smb restart) to make sure the settings take effect, but it still doesn't work.
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