RE: Changes to folder permissions not taking effect on Server 2008

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Subject: RE: Changes to folder permissions not taking effect on Server 2008
Posted by:  wasim (was…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008

I am also having same kind of problem in win2003 server. added 2 users to a
group, applied permissions under share tab as full access, and under security
added group with read, execute rights, but it doesn't apply unless I resatrt
client(xp sp2)

don't know what can be the solution.

"schnell" wrote:

> We have a new 2008 Server setup to replace an Apple OSX server. Our first
> Windows file server in years so bear with me.
>
> I have a share created and gave read access to the department using it. The
> Data folder below that gives the department R/W access to everything. There
> are only 2 special access folders, on which I turned off 'Include Inherited
> Permissions from this objects parent' and removed the department from the
> list. Then I added an Active Directory group and gave them R/W.
>
> At this point my test account could browse the whole Data structure, but not
> see the special access folders. Good. Then I added my test account to that AD
> group to verify access. But it doesn't work - I couldn't get in. I needed to
> log off the client machine (disconnecting and reconnecting the share didn't
> help), and upon logging back in and reconnecting to the share I could see the
> secured folders. Removing the test user from the AD group had the same
> problem. I could access the folder for hours after, until I tried logging in
> and out to 'fix' the problem.
>
> I tried gpupdate on client and server to no avail. And the Effective
> Permissions tab shows the expected rights, but the client doesn't seem to
> care. Seems weird to have to log off of the client for security on the server
> to take affect.
>
> Server is 2008 SP1, client is XP Pro SP2.
>
> What am I missing?
>
> J

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Changes to folder permissions not taking effect on Server 2008 posted by schnell on Thu, 13 Nov 2008