Sign up ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Why when I remove the MACHINENAME\Users group permission set from a websites physical folder and and grant a similar permission set to MACHINENAME\IIS_IUSRS group my website will not start.

Why do I have to grant Read & Execute, List folder contents and Read to the MACHINENAME\Users group physical website folder?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Windows Authentication was enabled on website. Clients who visited the intranet site were granted access via MACHINENAME\Users

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.