How do i 'undo' DENY for EVERYONE on exchange 2003?

hello! I have just earned myself the idiot of the year award!
went into exchange 2003 system manager, expanded 'servers', right clicked the server object, gone into properties-security and have accidently 'denied all' for the user group 'everyone'
now i am unable to access the server object and change permissions back...

Anyone know how I can allow all for everyone?
zombi3killerAsked:
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
ADSIEDIT.MSC

Run it and then navigate to Configuration> Services> Microsoft Exchange> DOMAIN> Administrative Groups> First Administrative Groups> Servers, then right-click the Server and choose properties and go to the Security tab and remove the Restriction.
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zombi3killerAuthor Commented:
tried that... doesn't seem to be installed.  Running on server 2003 small business server SP2... tried to register the adsiedit.dll but not found. Will try find it somewhere but thanks for the super quick response, i'm starting to breathe again!
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
Download them from here:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=15326

Sorry - sometimes they are installed already - other times not (but not if you haven't had to use them before!)
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zombi3killerAuthor Commented:
thanks for the link! very helpful. Will probably only know tomorrow if your advice fixed the issue but will keep you posted.  Thanks a million.
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
You're welcome - hope that you get it sorted quickly.

Tread carefully with Deny permissions - easy to paint yourself into a corner with them :)
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zombi3killerAuthor Commented:
ADSIEDIT was useful however a large chunk of their permissions were missing... so a restore was the quickest solution. Thanks for your guidance.
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
Oh well - a restore is always the Get Out Of Jail Free card :)

Glad you are working and now you have another tool - just go easy with it.
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zombi3killerAuthor Commented:
although the guidance offered wasn't the end solution, it certainly helped to find additional faults and hence, the restore was the last resort.
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