how to set read/write access on one of the drive on windows 2003 server

Posted on 2008-11-07
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hello Experts,

I have added a new drive on the server last night and have it shared so that users can  read and write files on it. I can able to view but unable to save the fiiles or modify it.
please can someone advise what to do if i want everyone to have read/write access?
Question by:learningnet
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    Assisted Solution

    Probably you configured only read access. Check also NTFS permissions for your users/groups and configure it as you need (full control, modify, read, write).
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    Accepted Solution

    There are 2 tabs under under properties of your shared folder: SECURITY tab and SHARING tab.
    You must set apropriate permissions in both tabs, and resulting permissions are a cross section of both permissions.


    Author Comment

    thanks folks for your help

    labsy :
    your suggestion was right on the spot, i have already given access on the secuity tab but did not do nothing on sharing .... but its fixed..

    thanks for your help...

    i wonder if you could please look into one of my other problem here

    for some reason i cannot able to map any network drive on the vista laptop, it was working ok until yesterday but today its not lettting me connect, when i tried its saying i have been blocked or something...

    please can you advise?
    thanks for your help

    Author Comment

    is there any user limit on the server for sharing drives?

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    Expert Comment

    by:Andrej Pirman
    User limit:
    by default, it is unlimited, but you can limit number of users under SHARING tab.

    let's take a look at your other problem...

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