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Can't Add NTFS Permissions in Server 2008 R2

Posted on 2010-08-17
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I just migrated to a Windows Server 2008 R2 File Server using the File Server Migration Toolkit.  For some reason, when I want to add NTFS permissions on a folder for a user/group, there is no "Add" button on the Properties -> Security tab.  The local admins group is the owner on every folders, with the Domain Admins group being part of that group.  How do I get the button to come back?

Not sure if it matters but I changed the server name after the data was migrated.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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by:Ryan Schurman
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Even on the root of the drives themselves, there is no "add" button.
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Take a screenshot and post
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by:Telxon
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Have to ask: Are you logged on as a local Administrator?
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by:Ryan Schurman
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Usually, you get and "add" button to add ntfs permissions for groups/users, right?
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When you click Edit was access do you have?
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Wow..... I think I have just been putting a few too many hours in lately.  That's where it was.... thanks!
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