Need a refresh on troubleshooting a permissions issue with Windows Server 2008
Posted on 2014-04-08
I have a user on an Active Directory domain through Server 2008; the user's desktop is on Windows 7. He is unable to open a shared folder that other users were able to open. I shared the folder with him directly but he wants the ability to click through to it from the Computer window that lists all the drives.
I am fairly certain that it's just a matter of either changing some user permissions or changing Group Policy to allow him to access that folder. Here's the problem: I have not done any actual Active Directory or Windows Server 2008 management for over a year now and I simply cannot remember where to go or what to look at for troubleshooting. I am hoping that by posting my request here, I will save myself lots of time. I hope someone can give me a refresher on where to go and what to look at when checking conflicts with group policy objects and file permissions.