Windows Server - You require permission from to make changes to this file
Posted on 2013-06-19
In that daily job we give authorisations for users to folders on Windows servers, the actual task is to provide access for a group of users to allow moving files in the folder and its subfolders.
Normally that has been done to add them a security group which have Modify rights, but came a strange case with the error message for those users:
You require permission from IT\J.Smith to make changes to this file
I am not sure whether that is important but those are several Excel files, it has been checked:
1) IT\J.Smith is the owner of that file
2) IT\J.Smith has Full control on the Security tab to that file
3) the security group with all users have the Modify rights
According to this they should be able to move those files, should not they? Could you please advise what could be tried, I know that the ownership could be changed but that is not allowed. Simply not clear why the Modify rights are not enough to move those files.