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Completely locked out of a file

Jay Schwegler
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Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I have a file on my 2003 Server that I seem to have lost all access to whatsoever. Neither the domain admin or local admin account on the server can even see the security tab, nor take ownership of the file.

Any operation delete/rename/take ownership will result in an access denied message.

Any idea how I can reset the permissons and/or fix this file? I've never faced an access issue with a file that I couldn't just take ownership on.

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Run CHKDSK /F on the drive to check for filesystem corruption.
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I had thought about doing that, however the volume is a RAID-5. Can't you cause problems if you run chkdsk in write mode on a RAID array?

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I've never heard of an issue like that.  It will probably require a reboot though.
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Sorry for the delay, I've been out of town. Thanks for the help.
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