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Have to manually set folder permissions on Mac Server

I have a small network with two iMacs, and one Air all connected to a Mac Mini server running 10.8 OS. I have network shares that I created when I set up the server with our company data within those shares.
My issue is when one user creates a folder within our share, others cannot access this folder. These created folders are subfolders of our main share so I would think they would inherit the upper level permissions. Unfortunately, when this happens, I have to go to the highest level folder and set permissions and then apply. It then seems to populate all of the lower level folders with the correct permissions. If I have to do this each time a user creates a subfolder, it will be very labor intensive.
I am sure I am missing a checkbox somewhere.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.
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TcAnthony
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BAKADYCommented:
Do you are using user Groups at mac mini server???
At ServerApp, create new group, put the users in it and share the folder with all rights for this group.

Regards
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TcAnthonyAuthor Commented:
Glad you asked. I did have a user group with the users added to it. However, it wasn't listed in the permissions. I had each individual user listed with read/write permissions.

I have added the user group with R/W permissions. Should I delete each individual user from the list so only the user group shows?
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BAKADYCommented:
with each individual user listed with read/write permissions, you make it to much complex as it should be.

with user groups you can handle better R/W permissions.
Should I delete each individual user from the list so only the user group shows?
this no make any changes, but it seems to be clean ...   ;)

regards
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TcAnthonyAuthor Commented:
Expert gave great information and very fast. Thanks so much.
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