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I have a file share set up on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server I have a security group called "Allow file access" (not its real name!) which include a bunch of users and also "Domain Admins"

I have a single permission set up on the share to grant read/write access to "Allow file access" group. And also the security settings for the folder grant full control to "Allow file acess" ND Domain Admins

However, when logged on (as a Domain Admin) I get a Permission Denied error when trying to access the share.

If I explicitly add "Domain Admins" to the list of share permissions I am allowed access.

Am I not allowed to nest Domain Admins in other groups?

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    Have you logged out and then back in with your domain admin account after adding Domain admins to the other security group? – MDMarra Oct 30 '13 at 17:54
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Log out and back in again to get the new security token.

(FYI, I tested your exact scenario and this was the issue for me, so I'm betting same for you)

  • Thanks, that has done the trick - is there a KB/Technet article that explains why you need to do that? – Phil Oct 30 '13 at 22:49
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    Phil, I don't recall where the KB article is, but here's this if it helps: timstechnoblog.blogspot.com/2012/07/… – TheCleaner Oct 31 '13 at 0:11

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