Files created through sFTP are always 777

Hi :) I followed these two tutorials to setup my Server:

I want to login to the server with my IDE (Aptana) and create/edit/delete files:

sudo chown -R my-user:www-data /folder-name

This worked, I was able to create files and folders, but these folders all have the 777 file permissions. Is there a way to change this behavior so instead they are created with 755?

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You should be able to change the default file permissions for files created with Aptana via sftp in the its preferences dialog. Check the settings in <code> Aptana Studio > Publishing > FTP</code>