I have Mac mini (High Sierra 10.13.3) as a server. Server has external HDD formated as Mac OS Extended (Journaled). I'm using a PC (Windows 10, NTFS) for downloading files. When I copy files from my PC to my Mac mini, the Mac mini administrator (me) doesn't have permissions for read/write and I can't open new files.

no permissions

So I have to add my user and set the right permissions.

corrected permissions

It is very annoying to do that every time when I copy something new. Do you have some easy solution, how to fix this once for all?

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    How are you copying the files from your PC to the Mac mini? – Allan Feb 22 '18 at 14:37
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    ...and if it is over the network log into the mini with your Mac username and password. – Steve Chambers Feb 22 '18 at 15:36
  • @Allan: I have LAN sharing via SMB protocol – Lukas P. Feb 23 '18 at 9:51
  • @SteveChambers: I'm loging to my MacMini with my Mac username and password. – Lukas P. Feb 23 '18 at 9:53
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    Please don't cross-post to multiple SE sites, pick one & stick to it - superuser.com/questions/1297626/… – Tetsujin Feb 23 '18 at 12:33

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