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Error access file on web server

Posted on 2011-02-17
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Hi,
I am running IIS 7 on server 2008.
I have a directory under inetpub that has some photos in it.
Some of the photos are not accessible via HTTP.
The error I get is below (see attached screen shot).

However, if I go into the properties of one of these photos and check the security tab, I see that the "Users/Web" group is not in the list (Admins are and so is SYSTEM).
If I add in the "Users/Web" group, then the photo shows up fine using HTTP.
So, my question is this:
What's the fastest way for me to bulk change all of the photos by adding in "Web/users" group to all of them. Doing it using Explorer one at at time isn't an option.
Is there some handy-dandy Powershell command to do this?

Next question. What happens if I add in the "Web/Users" group to a photo that already has the "Web/users" group on it? Will it be added in twice or will the 'second' add just be ignored?

Thanks
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by:Sleetish
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Add the "web/users" group to the security for the folder that contains the pictures and let it inherit the permissions.

Duplicate permissions are ignored.
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by:nachtmsk
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The folder actually already has that group but for some reason it's not inheriting. Is there something special I have to do to make it inherit?
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From the security tab, hit the Advanced Button near the bottom. There is a check box for allow inheritance.
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