Home folder permissions


What are users and permissions required for a home folder? I trying to create a folder name home on windows 2003 server in which users create their personal foder in their username when they logging in to the server. I have already given the follwoing permissions

Domain adminitrator (Full control)
System (Full control)
Creator Ower (Full control) but when I give full control and apply the change, the permissions turns to Special Permissions
Authenticated users (Full control ) but the I am not able to do that. (same as above)

Please help me to solve the problem.

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under security Advanced button
include inheritable permissions from parent object checked?
if yes uncheck that.
ayha1999Author Commented:
No it is already unchecked.
Ok. in Security Tab. click advanced button
then click on Change permissions. select the user in the list and edit permissions. give full control.
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ayha1999Author Commented:
Hi teomcam,

I tried but ended up with following error when applying the home folder at "connet to" in the profie path.


The home folder could not created because: Configuration information could not be read from the domain controller, either because the machine is unavailable,  or access been denied.

Here I dont want other users to access folders each other.

Looks like your server not able to communicate with DC. Can you try to navigate and create a user manually in home folder please?
With the way that I have described no one can see each others folder.

Is that \\home\ your server name?
ayha1999Author Commented:
OK. I will try to create a user and let you know.

Reg. the permissions, I was the following article in which they mentioned different permissions settings than yours, please have a look.


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