Cannot Access Users Shared Folders in SBS 2003 sp2 as Administrator

Posted on 2009-04-25
Last Modified: 2013-11-25
I am logged into the server and I cannot view the users shared folders logged in as administrator. I am receiving the following error message "C:\users shared folders\user\my documents is not accessible" access is denied. I checked the permissions on the Users Shared Folders and I have full control. What could I be missing?
Question by:ansa45
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    Did you try taking ownership ?
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    That'll be the My Documents redirection has 'grant exclusive rights' ticked, so it removes you from the security of that folder.

    As dstewartjr said, you can take ownership of the folder if you want then just add the other person and the admin account to the folder (or even just allow parent inherentance).
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    there's a good script on this page that you can run to fix this for you

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