We have an Ubuntu 10.04 server. How can I set it so that new files created (or copied) over SFTP or SSH have g+rw and g+rwx permissions (where appropriate)?
I'm also using setgid (chmod g+s) so that they inherit the proper group owner.
In /etc/ssh/sshd_config, you can pass a flag and value in (-u 0002) like the following to set the umask value:
Append the -u 0002 to the existing Subsystem sftp line of the configuration file.
Afterwards, you will need to restart ssh for the changes to take effect:
In /etc/ssh/sshd_config, change the following: