troubleshooting Question

Need help with setting group permissions on a folder in linux

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I need to setup a folder with the following requirements.

Folder name:             test_group
Member of Group:    test_group

Only members of group "test_group" can write to folder "test_group".
Currently it's not working as planned. For example: userX and userY are members of tes_group. If userX creates a file in the test_group directory, then userY should be able to edit and save that file. In my current setup, userY can not edit the file as a permissions error pops up.

My permissions on folder test_group are setup as follows:
drwxr-xr-x  2 5001 test_group  4096 Sep 11 09:41 test_group

 This should be easy, but I'm struggling for some reason....
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