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Sharepoint 3.0 access denied

Hi

I have a problem.  We've had a server issue which forced us to rebuild our SBS2003 domain controller and reconfigure our users.  Due to an over site the SharePoint services installed on a member server was forgotten about.  When the server was connected to the new domain we've lost all access to the SharePoint sites.  Is there anyway to recover the information or is it gone for good?

Any advise would be grateful.
Microsoft SharePointWindows Server 2003

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Peter1985

8/22/2022 - Mon
Radhakrishnan

Hi,

It's clear that some kind of permission issue. It should be the IIS permission. Could you check the following
1.  In the IIS Manager go to the Sites Directory
2.  Go to the Default Web Site Directory
3.  Go to the directory in which your Project resides

Right click and check the permissions. I suspect that the old admin and authenticated users still persists (SID need to remove and add the domain users credentials).
Mohammed Khawaja

You should not lose anything.  SharePoint content is stored in SQL database and what you can do is create a new site and attach the content database.  In essence what you need to do is the following:

1. Backup the database
2. Install WSS on a new server
3. Refer backup from step 1 to the SQL server used by the new WSS 3.0
4. Create a new application and give a new name to the content database for example: WSS_Content_Temp
5. Add the old database to this web application by using command line and delete the database WSS_Content_Temp
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Peter1985

The stsadm worked.  thanks.
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