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Short question: Is there a way to have files on a NFS share on a Mac OS client inherit the permissions of the shared directory?


  • Ubuntu 12.04 server
  • Mac 10.7.4 client
  • shared directory has 775 permissions
  • created files on client have 644 permissions

I tried setting ACLs with the setfacl command, as explained here, and it appears they are set on the server.

getfacl returns this:

# file: Documents/
# owner: someguy
# group: somegroup
# flags: -s-

However, when I create a new file on the Mac OS client it still has 644 permissions and not the 664 I would expect. Files created on the server have the expected permissions. Files created with another Ubuntu client also have the expected permissions.

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