Solved

Access to shared folder getting "access Denied"

Posted on 2016-10-11
8
27 Views
Last Modified: 2016-10-16
So we have this issue where users are getting Access denied when trying to access shares they have permissions to and have been working in, no other changes have been made, not sure what could be causing the issue, everyone full access share permissions and security groups for NTFS
0
Comment
Question by:leadtheway
  • 5
  • 2
8 Comments
 
LVL 34

Expert Comment

by:Paul MacDonald
ID: 41838751
Is it the share they can't access, or a file or folder inside the share?
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:Rich Weissler
Rich Weissler earned 250 total points
ID: 41838767
Has the time drifted by five minutes between the server, domain controllers, and/or client workstations?  Are you domain controllers up and healthy?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:leadtheway
ID: 41838786
yes time and everything looks fine.  They can access the folder just not files within
0
Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:leadtheway
ID: 41838791
whats weird is I have the folder owner as a security group, if i add them to that group they can access the files, but not when they are part of the other 2 security groups that are added with modify permissions
0
 
LVL 34

Assisted Solution

by:Paul MacDonald
Paul MacDonald earned 250 total points
ID: 41838802
So they can open the shared folder.  What permissions do they have at the share level?  Is it possible a group exists that denies permission to the file and folders inside the share?
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:leadtheway
ID: 41838821
ok, on the root directory, theres 2 listed in Share permisions "Everyone" with read, and then domain users with full control, then on the directory in question there are 2 groups, a file administrator security group with full access(user not part of), then another security group with  modify that the user is part of. (NTFS)
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
leadtheway earned 0 total points
ID: 41838870
ok, found the issue, seems someone changed the security groups and didn't push inheritance down to the child objects, which would explain the access to folder but not files.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:leadtheway
ID: 41845530
fixed internally, thanks for the assists
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
This article outlines the process to identify and resolve account lockout in an Active Directory environment.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question