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Inheritable NTFS permissions and preventing user folder access Windows Server 2003/2008

A little bit of background: We currently use Windows Server 2003 and AD to control users and their data(we are looking at updating to Server 2008 R2 at some point in the medium future, but not ...
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Can't write logs with Computer Management on Windows Server 2003

I'm trying to clear and save the logs of my Windows 2003 server to a file server. I have access to the filesystem and can create arbitrary files with no problem. But when I try to "Save and Clear" in ...
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Strange permission issue on Windows 7

To setup the scene, I have one of my users for whom roaming profile is enabled as well as folder redirection. My issue is that the user cannot open some files in the redirected folders (AppData, ...
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Robocopy and permissions

I have this issue, I am trying to copy home directory from one server to another using robocopy. Now, my issue is, would robocopy be able to bring over all the permissions as well? Here is the ...
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Improved ACL editor for Windows file permissions

I have recently been doing a lot of updates to our network drive permissions... such as consolidating direct user permissions into group permissions. The built-in ACL editor (Advanced Security ...
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How to not move permissions on fileserver file move

I have a problem with a NetApp file server with Windows XP clients. The files are on a single SAN drive. The users regularly move files from \\storage\share to their personal folder at e.g. ...
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AccessEnum recursion depth

I'm putting together a quarterly audit script and I'm trying to provide information to data owners about the groups they administer. The most difficult aspect of this operation is determining to ...
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Getting ACL's from a Windows 2003 server

I would like to have a tool that shows ACL's for all folders on a share on a server(Win2k3). I have tried using srvcheck but would like something that goes into sub folders and shows security settings ...
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Setting Directory Permissions in Windows Server 2003R2

Personal Context: I am tech savvy, but in a dev sort of way, weak on the admin side. Apologies for missing details. I have a virtual server running Windows Server 2003 R2. I have sshd running via ...
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Retrieve list of users/groups that have access to a network folder and its subfolders?

One of our users is requesting a list of the users and groups that have access to two folders on the network, as well as all of the subfolders of both of these folders. There are hundreds, if not ...
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How do I tell whether an executable has run or not?

I have an executable I am calling from a third party program. I am calling it using an administrator account with "run as a service" privileges, and the third party program logs report that the ...
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How can give group in active directory folder access by group policy

I have windows server 2003 64bit and my clients running on windows xp 32bit. My clients have user rights so they can't install any program. I have some programs needs admin rights for example I have ...
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Change folder permissions on 2008 terminal server

I have a Windows 2003 R2 domain controller and a 2008 SP2 terminal server. How can I give a group MYDOMAIN\MyGroup custom permissions for the TS's C:\example directory? When I try to add a user or ...
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Effective permissions different than that of defined permissions?

On my server, the IUSR_MYSERVER account has write access to some directories. I know this because if you check effective permissions, it says it can "Create Files / Write Data" and "Create Folders / ...
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SQL-Server 2005 default trace log file not inherits directory permissions

I need to backup the SQL-Server 2005 default trace log files (%sqlserverpath%\MSSQL\LOG\log_*.trc) and when it is created it isnt inheriting the directory file permissions (Windows 2003 Server) so I ...
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Windows Domain Controller “Security Folder” Permissions

anybody know if on %WindowsPath%\security the "Authenticated Users" and "Server Operators" must have "Traverse Folder" permissions on a Domain Controller (Windows 2003). An external audit over my ...
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Wizard or script to assign folder permissions

I'm new to server support; spending most of my time in desktop support. I've been given a request to add read-only access to a list of subfolders on a Windows 2003 Server. Rather than adding the ...
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Stupid question about server permissions

Thanks for reading. I have a share on a 2003 server that I would like to share with some of my domain users. The share is currently empty, so n worries about permissions of subfiles/folders. I have ...
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Allowing user read/write access to a folder during a particular time period - Windows Server

I'm looking for a safe and secure way to grant a user access to a particular folder during a strict period of time. For this example let's say, from 8:00AM to 8:30AM, Monday to Friday. My reasoning ...
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Windows server 2003: Make parent folder non-deletable or renameable?

Windows Server 2003 machine. All users are administrators. I have a folder c:\projects. I'd like to make the folder non-deletable and non-renameable (even to administrators). However, ...
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Windows 2003 Permissions Problem

I am trying to setup a new user on a Standalone (non-domain) Windows Server 2003 SP2. The user needs FTP access to 1 folder in our web site's directory structure. Here's exactly what I have done so ...
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Tracking file permissions changes on a Windows server

Some-thing or Some-one is changing file permissions occasionally on files on my Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller. I'd like to track these changes. Initially I thought one could do this with ...
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Windows Vista file permissions does not inherit when copying to a network share

I've got a network share with specific permissions on a subfolder (e.g. access to developers and freelancers). A designer copied PNG files from his local system to the network share. These files ...
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Hiding parent folders, give NTFS subfolders full access

On a Windows 2003 server, I need to provide access to a subfolder of the central "project share". The main project folders should not be accessible, preferably hidden, because this access is granted ...
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How to restrict users moving folders?

We have the following layout •Shared Folder "Clients" •Level 1 ("Client A"/"ClientB"/"Client C"/etc) •Level 2 ("Folder 1"/"Folder 2"/"Folder 3"/"Folder4") •Level 3 ...
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Windows 2003 Server - File Permissions

I have a Windows 2003 web server with a tree of folders that contains around 100GB of small images. I need to update the permissions on this folder to add a new user with access. I tried to do this by ...