umask is not functioning

I tried to change the umask to 022 (now it is 027) and it is not functioning.
Every time I get back to the server and I typed umask, it shows me the 027.

I followed this steps as the oracle user:

shutdown the orale listener.
umask 022
start the oracle listener.

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woolmilkporcCommented:
Hi,
you must add the 'umask' statement to your user's profile, since the umask setting doesn't survive the shell in which it was modified, but will fall back to a default.
This default is usually 022. If your standard umask is 027, it gets probably set in a central profile, usually /etc/profile.
Look there whether you can find it.

wmp

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TintinCommented:
As the oracle user, do

vi $HOME/.profile

and add

umask 022
LindaCAuthor Commented:
That is not functioning.
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LindaCAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
TintinCommented:
What's not functioning?

What shell does oracle have?

Depending on the shell, it may need to go into .bash_profile or similar.
LindaCAuthor Commented:
echo $SHELL
/bin/ksh
LindaCAuthor Commented:
Oracle client umask is working - evidence with touch test and the privilege was 644.

Another client in the Os was not working but the user is not part of the dba group.
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