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Users cannot access Filshares in 2008

Posted on 2008-10-29
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hi friends,

i have created a folder called "Userhome". Each user has its own named folder which i have shared as username$ and gave full access rights. in the security tab, each user has "full control" to his folder.

strangely, i can map the share as FS1\userhome\username$        and the user can see all folders get listed. but he cannot access them.

anyone an idea whats wrong?
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by:nappy_d
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What are the share prmissions you have created?

You mention you have set the NTFS permissions, but what about the share permissions?
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by:AncientFrib
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Ensure your users atleast have "Change" share permissions.
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by:nappy_d
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On the the share permissions. I always set the share permissions to full control and let the NTFS permissions handle the rest.
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by:boxexpert
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so did i, but still certain users cannot access their own folders,regardless if the have full control on it. very strange...
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by:nappy_d
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Does the Everyone group on the share havs "Full Control" permissions?

Can you list out the permissions or show some screen shots.
  • The properties of your shared permissions
  • The properties of the NTFS permissions on a user directory
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by:boxexpert
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only the user has full control to his own folder.

anyway, i just copied the contents of the folder to a separate HD,delete the foilder on the server and will copy it back.

ill report the outcome of that action
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I would force the ownership on all child objects:

Right Click > Properties > Security > Advanced > Owner Tab > Select owner and check "Replace owner on all subcontainers" > Click OK

Then I would force NTFS permissions on all child objects too:

Right Click > Properties > Security > Ensure user has full control of object > Advanced > Check "Replace permission entries on all child objects" > Click OK
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