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Windows 2008 system folder permissions

I'm trying to read the DHCP server logs in C:\Windows\System32\dhcp. Initially, I tried to read them with nxlog, but nxlog complained that the files don't exist. Then I opened up a Python IDLE shell ...
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Grant user from one domain permissions to shared folder in another domain

I have two computers set up like this: \\myPC (local Windows 7 SP1 machine); it is in domain1; \\remotePC (Win Server 2008 with SQL Server - a HyperV virtual machine); it is in domain2. In domain2 ...
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Allow ad user to read local group

I am currently implementing a plugin for our communication server (davidĀ® by Tobit.Software) which must read some information from the active directory. The constellation is as follows: Server A (MS ...
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Windows Server User Permissions issue via Citrix

I have a Windows Server with Citrix Installed on it. Now for those who do not know, Citrix is an Access Management Program that hosts published applications for remote users to access without actually ...
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Basic Windows permission issue: web app access, but no direct web access

I have some files which unfortunately need to be located within the web root but should be denied to regular users. However, they do need to be available to one of the web apps running on the server. ...
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Remote desktop settings grayed out for windows server 2008

I am remotely connected to a box(as an administrator) running windows server 2008. However when I go to system properties >> remote, the options for remote desktop are grayed out. Does anyone know why ...
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How can there be a difference between “Log on as: Local System account” and “NT Authority\System”?

First off, I wish to clarify that I have been browsing loads of questions regarding the "Local System" account and even though I feel enlightened about the properties of the account, none of them seem ...
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Copy permissions of Windows folders

For Windows 2008 R2, is there a way to copy the permissions when you copy-paste the folder? Or a way to easily document the permissions for all files/folders?
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80 views

Tool to see nested permissions?

Here's the situation. Often I need to tell how a user is getting access to a specific folder. I can see in "Effective permissions" that they have read/write/etc, but because of nested groups I can't ...
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295 views

Writing to an MSMQ queue over the network from a local account?

I have this problem which involves writing MSMQ messages from machine A (Windows 7) to machine B (Windows Server 2008) which are in the same network. This problem only occurs when the message is sent ...
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LyncClient.GetClient() not working when called via mvc on server

I have a tricky question and hope that someone could help me out (really important for me). My Site should make an automatic call via the Lync client if someone does a certain action on the website. ...
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1answer
196 views

Network Services Write/Modify Permissions on Inetpub Folder Potiential security issues

I have an asp.net web application that runs as a Content Management system for a website. It was originally on an IIS6 Server. However the web application was recently moved to an II7 Server. After ...
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Starting a server as a local service, not my user account

I have a third party tool (CordaServer.exe) that I start right now manually on my Windows Server 2008 machine. When I remote into that machine and start it, it starts under my account and not the ...
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1answer
195 views

Cannot remove a file after its transfer was interrupted (on Windows Web Server 2008 R2 SP1)

I was copying files from linux to windows (via COPSSH) using a command like (from linux shell): scp -pr dir administrator@win:/cygdrive/c/dest/ (dir was a directory with files and subdirectories) ...
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Permissions Issue? Putty + Plink + Pageant + Powershell + Scheduled Task

Background I have the following components: A windows server 2008 R2 box An administrator account (mine) A service account on the domain that is an Administrator of the box An installation of ...
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How to make Groups as not readable to Users in AD

We are using taskpads to delegete tasks(such as reset password) to remote admins; the delegation is done at the OU level ; but unfortunately OU contains some special accounts/groups(such as ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Apply New permissions to all printers on server

We setup a new 64bit Print Server (Server 2008 R2) and on our previous print server we had the helpdesk as a member of the power users group, and gave them "Manager Printers" so they could change ...
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1answer
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SYSTEM process not having write privileges

I'm running a process from the user SYSTEM. (In the Task Manager, the process is being run by the User Name SYSTEM, not my username.) Even though I'm an admin, the process can't write files over DFS ...
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Odd permissions issues on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Macs OS 10.6/.7/.8

*I have four macs that use a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to share files as part of their workflow, each user has their own folder and completed jobs are dropped in an archive folder when complete. ...
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1answer
857 views

Cannot find “IIS APPPOOL\{application pool name}” user account in Windows Server 2008

Normally when setting up IIS 7, I'm used to allowing permissions to user IIS APPPOOL\{application pool name} on the root folder of my web application(s). I also give permissions to IUSR (or the ...
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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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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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1answer
181 views

Windows 2008 file share permissions

How can you stop users from moving folders and files in a Windows 2008 share, but still allow them to create new folders, rename folders, open files and save files?
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1answer
397 views

Determine local group membership of an AD user?

I have several local groups on a Server 2008 instance. In this group are several members from our AD domain. Is there a way to determine all of the local groups a given AD domain user belongs to by ...
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1answer
138 views

IIS 7 file permissions error

I keep getting the following error: c:\Windows\System32\inetsrv>appcmd set site /site.name:"WebVTS" /+bindings.[prot ocol='https',bindingInformation='*:443:webvts.mprinc.com'] ERROR ( ...
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1answer
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Storing valuable high-resolution images before root

I have a busy celebrity stock photo website and I am trying to hide the photos behind the website root, so they can't be accessed via URL, but my ASP script can read the photo and sends it to he ...
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1answer
320 views

SQL Server NETWORK SERVICE account permissions

My SQL Server Windows service is set to use the NETWORK SERVICE account. The server is installed to C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL. However looking at the ...
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520 views

Windows 2008 r2 debugview (OutputDebugString) issue

Hi we are installing x86 application as a service on windows 2008 R2 which is using OutputDebugString for debug messages. The problem is that DebugView utility catches the debug output from the ...
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1answer
92 views

Network Service Account not Inherited in ACL

I have a problem with files that are being moved into a folder that is set to replace permissions on child objects for the Network Service account. The process is that a media file is uploaded to a ...
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1answer
509 views

Excel cannot access the file with IIS7&Windows Serer 2008 R2(64bit)

I have a web project in .NET 4 that needs to access an Excel file, but it ends up with the following error message: Error occured during file generation.Microsoft Excel cannot access the file ...
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2answers
422 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 ...
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2answers
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How can I tell why I have access to a file share on Windows Server

I have a file share on a Windows 2008 R2 server in a AD domain (call it \SECURESERVER\STUFF) and I am not sure if I have the share and folder permissions set up right. I noticed the problem when I ...
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1answer
161 views

How can I extract all groups and their associated users along with their permissions for 100's of folders?

How can I extract all groups and their associated users along with their permissions for 100's of folders? We're using Windows Server 2008 and the amount of groups and folders is staggering. Instead ...
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1answer
472 views

Volume Permissions lost

Ok here is my problem: After i restarted my Server (Windows 2008 32 Bit) the Permissions of owner creator and Everyone are gone! I am logged in as the Local Administrator (no AD present) so I tried ...
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1answer
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Can't access to a folder as administrator

SCENARIO: Windows Server 2008 I am logged as administrator. When I try to access to the Documents and Settings folder, I get the error message as show in the image (point 1) Well, i tried to check ...
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really slow active directory lookup from member server when adding user permissions to folders

I have a unique issue with a current server 2008 r2 deployment that is a member server on our internal domain. When I create a folder and set the permissions from the security tab, if I choose to ...
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Managing a networked drive [closed]

We're having issues with people moving files both intentionally and accidentally on a networked drive. What would be a good way to establish accountability without bogging down the storage server? Is ...
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2answers
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CACLS “Access is denied”

I am on Windows Server 2008. I'm trying to set deny permissions for a certain user on the Windows folder with the following command: cacls Windows /E /D sneakyUser I get the error message ...
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Changing windows permission non recursively

I have a Windows Storage Server 2008 machine acting as our company file server. I need to give someone access to same folder and files in our Marketing folder (which contains easily 100,000+ files). ...
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2answers
364 views

Add permissions for a usergroup to all domainprofiles (roaming profiles) on server 2008 R2

This is our current situation: We have an active directory with Server 2008 R2 and roaming profiles which is currently in use (old server), and we have a new Server 2008 R2. We already set up a new AD ...
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1answer
194 views

Minimum access required for Visual Studio 2010 on SharePoint

Hi we are trying to set up a SharePoint development environment for multiple developers on Windows 2008 server, we do not want to give the developers admin rights to the servers. Does anyone know ...
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1answer
779 views

files have no ownership permissions and can't assign ownership

I'm having problems with file permissions on a server 2008 R1 server. Office 2010 tmp files are being created, and don't have any security permissions assigned. They aren't being deleted, I can't ...
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Deleting files using .NET that were migrated from win2k3

We recently migrated an ASP.NET website from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 R2, by zipping up all the files and extracting them to the new site. Since migrating the web application is still able to ...
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Windows Server 2008 permission manager?

I run an external web server for my company, its a Windows 2008 VPS and its always causing me a headache, usually with permissions. I have one account created in Plesk, with a few subdomains. Things ...
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2answers
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Windows server files and folders permissions mess

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box, which is set up as a very basic file server in a Workgroup environment. We have a single Shared folder, with subfolders for each department. For some reason all ...
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221 views

How to grant NetworkService access to a share by placing computers in security groups

I'm trying to configure a file share that will be accessed by ASP.Net applications on a set of computers, all running under the NETWORKSERVICE account on those computers. I can get it to work fine ...
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1answer
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Windows 2008 Eventlogs best practice and server\Users permission

I have a couple questions about Windows Event Logs and permissions for server 2008 best practice and what Users is in 2008. I am trying to write EVTLogs off to another drive instead of the default ...
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1answer
252 views

Setting Local Policy not working?

What could I be doing wrong here? Added Everyone to local security settings (testing purposes only) Forced the policy to update with gpupdate /force ran whoami /priv The permission I added is ...
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1answer
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Folder not visible in shared directory but is accessible with direct UNC path

I have a shared Users directory that I access at the following UNC path: \\servername\Users Inside this directory each User in my company has a folder that they are allowed to store pretty much ...
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1answer
334 views

Why can't I see subfolders in a shared folder I have Read and List Folder Content permission for?

Not sure if Microsoft have changes something or not. I have a shared folder called Users on a server. Each user in my domain has a sub-folder within it, lets call one SmithJohn. So the structure is ...