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AD/LDAP: User accounts lost “Change password” permission for SELF

Seemingly random user objects in our 2003 Native Active Directory lost the non-inherited "SELF" and "Everyone" entries that grant "Change password." This has resulted in random people not being able ...
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Why does PHP fail to open files (permission denied) under IIS with integrated Windows authentication?

I have a PHP script running under IIS for our intranet that is trying to open a file on another machine via a UNC path. I've enabled integrated Windows authentication so the $SERVER['AUTH_USER'] ...
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UNC shared path not accessible though necessary permissions are set

I have 2 environments A and B. A is an original environment whereas B is a clone of A, exactly except AD servers. AD server of B has been assigned a trust relationship with A, so that all the service ...
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1answer
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IUSR_machinename Group Membership?

I've been searching for a while and am having trouble finding the answer. I have an IIS6 server running WebDAV for HTTP PUT uploads through anonymous access. The uploads work fine and the newly ...
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1answer
173 views

How Can I Open and Print a Word Document Using a VBScript Called From the Web?

The university I work for allows students to register their bikes for indoor storage during the winter. This is done through a website. At the end of the process, a DYMO label printer connected to the ...
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1answer
31 views

Which permissions need to be assigned to a normal user to allow him to change SHARE permissions?

As in the subject - I am wondering, which permissions (if it is possible) do I need to assign to a regular user to modify the share permissions - e.g. to add another user with full control ...
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709 views

GPO's are being denied although filtering criteria is met

What I am trying to achieve We use centralised printing in one office only, so I need to ensure that in this office the relevant network printers exist when a user logs on to a Terminal Server, as ...
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1answer
147 views

Vshadow.exe error in Cygwin, but only over ssh with pubkey auth

I'd like to create a volume shadow copy (vshadow 2.2) from within Cygwin over ssh: $ ./vshadow.exe -p -nw C: (...) - Setting the VSS context to: 0x00000019 Creating shadow set ...
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2answers
95 views

permit a user to access a selected folder only (Active directory 2003)

I add the user in the Global Security Group (IT Dept), and create a folder and add the IT Dept in security permission on it. Under security tab of the folder, I want to remove the Machine\Users group ...
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2answers
213 views

Active Directory: Accessing network share as WinXP SYSTEM user

The Problem: I cannot access a Domain Computers-accesible network share by a process running on Windows XP as a SYSTEM account. I've got a 2008R2 domain, a 2003R2 file server and a set of clients. ...
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1answer
50 views

Is NETWORK SERVICE part of the INTERACTIVE group in windows?

Is the NETWORK SERVICE user considered part of the INTERACTIVE windows group? I have IIS6 Application Pools running using NETWORK SERVICE identity so I want to know if they'll get permissions granted ...
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1answer
210 views

What is the difference between a console and non-console terminal session?

Log in to a server with remote access in console session and non console?
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1answer
282 views

How to give user limited active directory perms?

We are a very small company, and for some time I've been the only guy managing our domain/Active Directory. I'm NOT a sys admin, I'm a software dev, but I've done the best I could for them. We're ...
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2answers
136 views

Found a service which logs on using the account name “.\AccountName” - What does “.\” mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a specific name for the “.\” (dot-slash) shorthand used to log onto a Windows machine? I came across a server on an older windows server 2003 box today which ...
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1answer
216 views

Boot.ini on Windows Server 2003 R2

I have a Windows Server 2003 R2 with 48 GB of RAM; server has been running strong for quite some time. Recently our boot.ini was modified causing issues, most likely by our remote administrators. Now ...
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3answers
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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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2answers
551 views

changing permissions for a network share takes longer on win2008 than on win2003, why is that?

Given a network share accessible for "everyone" in the domain, containing several 1000 files and folders When I change permissions for this share from read/write to only read (or vice versa) on ...
4
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2answers
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Windows 2003; Find folders with non-inherited/changed permissions

The question: I'm looking for a good way to audit/search a directory structure (Windows 2003) and locate any folders that either don't inherit permissions from their parent -or- have additional ...
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Lost access to execute all MMC based console applications (*.msc files)

Some Background There's a web server; it's on a corporate domain and my domain account is in a group that belongs to the local Administrators group on that machine. At some point, and I haven't been ...
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1answer
163 views

Failing to read mapped drive as a service, but not when run interactively

I have program that reads/writes to a mapped drive. It works properly when accessing the mapped drive if I run it interactively (e.g. double click or command line), however it fails if run as a ...
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1answer
185 views

Clients lose permission to Windows 2003 AD

My network has about 20 Windows XP clients. It often happens that a client can't access the shared folders in the Windows 2003 Server that I have; that happens right after logging in. It gives me a ...
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3answers
3k views

User cannot access shared printer in Windows Server 2003

I have: A Windows Server 2003 machine acting as a file server and domain controller. Call this "Server 1". Another Windows Server 2003 machine acting as a terminal server, file server and DNS ...
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1answer
603 views

Setup Acount Permissions with MSMQ and Windows Service

I'm a developer needing some guidance on setting up proper accounts/permissions for the following so bear with me please. I am creating a private MS Queue and installing a windows service on a Win ...
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1answer
103 views

Windows 2003 Server shared folder

I'm not really into systems administration, but I was called to set up this Windows 2003 Server. I put it in a VirtualBox virtual machine on the (real) Ubuntu Server. So far, easy stuff. I'm trying ...
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3answers
1k views

Users removing Administrator from files/folders permissions

We're running Windows Server 2003 R2 with Active Directory and are having an issue with network shares whereby users, in an attempt to secure their documents, remove everybody (including the ...
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1answer
120 views

Bulk Directory Permissions

So I'm looking for some advice/guidance on my issue: Our file server was originally setup incorrectly by providing permissions to individual users rather than than groups. Ive been in the process of ...
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314 views

anonymous access to domain share on a windows server 2003 domain controller

I've set up a WDS 2003 server for OS installation. (2003 because we need XP support) I also want to use this server to store Acronis images of already installed PCs. The newly installed PCs would be ...
2
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1answer
428 views

File permission ACEs showing as SIDs after NTBACKUP restore

I have restored a backup to our Windows 2003 SBS domain controller. All the permissions for folders seem to be set correctly for groups BUT when looking at folders that had permissions set for ...
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1answer
215 views

Blocking Control Panel, Administrative Tools for specific users when connected via Remote Desktop?

I've setup Terminal Server on Windows Server 2003. I have problem with permission on this server. On server I have administrator account and some user accounts. How can I block Control Panel, ...
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2answers
653 views

Most efficient way to allow a specific user access to event log?

What is the most efficient way to allow a specific user access to event logs? I have come across a method to enforce permissions using local security policy and group policy, but it seems overly ...
0
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1answer
985 views

How to set adequate permissions to a scheduled task for a service controller query?

I'm a programmer, but the problem encountered has stepped beyond the code and into the system administrator realm, at least that is what I think at this time. I will only use one bit of code to show ...
0
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2answers
574 views

How can I grant a “Computer” user specifics permissions?

On the dialog "object types" I see: Built-in security principals Users Groups But "Computers" is not there. How can I grant permissions for a computer user?
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3answers
693 views

Any fast way to assign NTFS permissions to a folder with a very big amount of subfolders and files?

I'm trying to change NTFS permission to a folder containing a very big hierarchy below. I'm using the traditional approach (right mouse button, properties, security, etc) It's taking really long and ...
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1answer
616 views

How to grant permissions to Network Service to write in a remote location

I need to grant permissions to the Network Service account to write on a different machine on the same network. Can you tell me which permissions I should add? Thanks! EDIT From ...
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Set security on pattern of sub folders (Server 2003)

I have a folder structure similar to the one shown below these paragraphs. How do I change security on every 'Photos' folder without clicking through each individually in Windows Explorer? There are ...
4
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1answer
3k views

How can I remove my users from local admin rights with a GPO?

I have active directory 2003 and windows xp running on clients so I don't want any of my users to have any admin rights on their PCs and I have already gave them local admin rights So Without to go to ...
2
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3answers
412 views

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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1answer
518 views

How to provide write Access to root drive in windows server 2003?

How to provide write Access to root drive in windows server 2003 for "non-admin" users ? This is kind of requirement now, and happening in a controlled environment, so dont bother about security ...
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1answer
198 views

Lost access to a subdirectory in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\

I was deploying a web application using xcopy and somehow I lost access to a subdirectory of it. I just tried to delete all subfolders and it failed, and from then I cannot read or write this ...
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2answers
144 views

Reboot Exchange Server with One time use account or script

Not sure if this is the best way to achieve this but here is the background and the goal. BACKGROUND We are a small business. Sometimes myself or the other person who is capable of dealing with an ...
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3answers
517 views

AD Domain not available in assign permissions dialog locations

I just joined one of our windows 2003 servers to our AD domain. it has been operating as a standalone server for a while. after joining the domain, when i go to assign permission to anything the only ...
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2answers
134 views

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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2answers
122 views

Extreme slowdown when changing folder permissions

Last Friday I attempted to set permissions on a folder containing multiple folders. I simply deleted one user group's access entry, then clicked Apply and was greeted with an hourglass. Pretty soon ...
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2answers
1k views

Copying folders/permissions from Win2k3 to Win2k8 R2

I am copying files and folders from a file share on Windows 2003 32bit to a new file share on Windows 2008 R2 64bit. I have been using Robocopy testing on some folders and am able to only successfully ...
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0answers
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Windows 7 client can't access certain share on (SBS) 2003 server

Old SBS 2003 (32) server/DC, new Win7Pro (64) client joined to domain. Server has been happily talking to old XP clients. New Win7 client happily talks to server, for the most part... but for some ...
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1answer
50 views

Read Only For Some Documents But Not Others

I have a client who have a Windows 2003 Server acting as a file share and DHCP server. The server is not setup as a domain, it just uses a workgroup called COMPANY. There are a few file shares on the ...
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1answer
3k views

What are the minimum permissions needed to run a Scheduled Task on Server 2003?

I'm trying to set up a scheduled task on my server 2003 box (that is sitting on the WWW) to read web logs into a database. When I run the .cmd file that I have set up using runas, the task succeeds. ...
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2answers
534 views

Tools, recommendations to understand NTFS permissions?

I'm trying to troubleshoot some issues with our IIS7 FTP site--namely, why some users have access to the site when it doesn't look like they should. The basic problem is that I do not understand NTFS ...
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2answers
1k views

Where to grant an account permissions for event log

My asp.net application does not have the permission to write to windows event log. It is running under Network Service account. Is there any tool/management console rather than hack in the registry to ...
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2answers
124 views

How to give certain rights to a particular user in servr 2k3

I want to give one user a limited set of administrative rights. The suer must be allowed to: create users create folders share folders able to take back up I do not want this account to be able ...