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I have a problem whereby I have set up a samba share with these parrameters:

[Design] path = "/sec/projects/design" writeable = yes browsable = yes valid users = @design force group = design force create mode = 0775 force directory mode = 770

When I copy a file from removable storage which has the permissions set as 644 as a user from the design group the file receives the permissions 644 rather than being set to 775.

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This should answer your question: Permission issues with Samba and OS X

Read the comments to the answers as well.

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