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Connecting a Storage Space: connect-virtualdisk error PermissionDenied 40001

I'm trying to attach a storage space in my server but am receiving and access denied error. The back story is that the storage space was working fine on windows home server 2012, but then I paved the ...
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Website is asking for authentication to access uploaded files?

I'm uploading files via Syncrify (Rsyn for Windows), then using a symbolic link to put the files into a folder that is within the folder for the website in IIS. I've given permissions to the folder ...
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Windows Server 2012 Shares vs. Windows Explorer Sharing

When I use the server manager in WS2012 and create a new share, point it at a folder and give everybody permission to read, it works very strangely: From a client computer, I can access the server in ...
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newgrp equivalent in Windows?

Is there a newgrp equivalent in Windows? Or is everybody just in the groups that their in and there is concept of primary and secondary groups?
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Windows Server Essentials 2012 & RDP: How to disable all read/write access to disks and USB devices except user profile?

I'd like to allow an RDP user to access their profile folder but nothing else on the server. Ideally I'd like to disable read/list files/write on all disks except for the user profile location. Is ...
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Allow user to read files and folders - Windows Server 2012

Our server appears to have some weird permissions issues. Random files and folders within our web server directory do not have the permissions to allow our webuser to read files. I am not sure why ...
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PHP managed to create and upload files to root of windows server

I was testing a PHP upload script which created folders and uploaded files. I forgot to make the folder path go from the root, however, the folders where still created. I checked my Windows servers ...
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Access denied to shares residing on volumes other than C:

I have tried this from three different virtual machines running on vSphere 5.0 with the same results. All disks are Virtual Disks as provided by ESXi (not iSCSI; not NFS). All disks (C:, E:) are ...
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.NET console application exe can't access mapped drive that points to UNC path

I created a Windows executable by developing a very simple .NET console application in Visual Studio. The executable opens up a mapped drive and reads the files from that mapped drive. The mapped ...
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Could you help me on setting permissions on a Windows file server folder in a Domain?

I'm asking for your help in setting permissions on a folder of my file server (Windows 2003 Server in a domain). I have a folder "A" that is writeable just for the user that created it. So any file ...
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Local Admin and Policies

I have company/domain setup with about 150 + users. I don't want to grant the users a local admin account to prevent them from installing programs that may used to attack - harm the network or other ...
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Permission Inheritance Problems on Shared Folders - Windows Server 2003

I'm having a problem with file and folder permissions not inheriting. I've set the permissions on the main folder but the permissions are not inheriting down to the sub-folders and files. Even if I ...
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Minimum required NTFS permissions for roaming profiles

A earlier question links to this Microsoft document about roaming profile permissions. I want to know if you can lock the permissions down even further then what is recommended. Do I really have to ...
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What permissions needed to map a drive in Win7 vs. XP?

We are transitioning from WinXP workstations to Win7. Our users have home directories set up as drive letter G:, assigned via Active Directory. The server is Windows Server 2008. We have a user that ...
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User's home drive permissions don't contain system or administrators on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a user whose home drive has only that user in the permissions. No administrators, etc. I have tried to take ownership as a local administrator however I cant seem to apply settings to the ...
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NTFS permissions allowing access automatically without visible inheritance

This question is unanswered on Super User, I thought it was the best place for it but no one knows. As it is related to a server, hoping it can be moved to server fault and someone can help me there. ...