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i have access to a share on a windows 2003 server... i can create files and folders in this folder... i used ntbackup to backup my files from this share, but when i delete/rename my folder and try to restore all that is restored is the folders the files are not restored... although i can restore the files to a local location


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when you deleted the folder and created a new one, did you do this from your PC or from the Server.

Remember, Share permissions are not the same as NTFS file permissions. If you deleted the folder and created a new one, the new one inherits the share persmissions of the share, until you go in and change them.

To create/restore files, the folder you created needs write permissions

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+1 I was typing an almost identical answer when yours popped up. – John Gardeniers Mar 17 '10 at 21:15
Sorry John. Got to hate fast typers, LOL – Tom Mar 17 '10 at 21:16
i said i can create files and folders... the ntbackup also restores the folders after i delete them... just not the files... "Reason: Access is denied" why i am just not sure why i have permission to create files and folders but ntbackup claims it cannot – Anonymous Mar 18 '10 at 12:49

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