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I want to perform a folder redirection on a W2k server and still have access to all user folders.

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I performed a folder redirection on a W2k server to a network share on the same server.  When I tried to access the folder as the admin, from the server, I was denied access.  I tried to change the permissions on the folder but I was also told that I did not have permission to perform this operation.  I need access to all user folders.  Thanks.
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Ouch! How many folders are you talking about? The only way I know is to take ownership and then go back and give the user permission.

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You might try this, I do not know if it will work if you do not have permission to the folder but it is worth trying at least.

Cacls comes with Windows NT4.0/2000/XP. It is used to add or remove security permissions to files and folders. It is very handy, for example, if you wanted to add the administrator group to a bunch of files without changing the other security settings.

cacls /T /E /G administrator:F d:\users\*.*
Cacls will add Full Control for the adminsitrator account all files and subfolders in the Users folder of the D:\ drive.
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Thanks Jamesreddy, worked like a charm.
No problem.  Glad to help.
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