|Subject:||Sharing encrypted folder|
|Posted by:||DPM (…@junk.com)|
|Date:||Wed, 8 Oct 2008|
Environment: Server2008-x64 enterprise, XPpro SP2 client.
I want to set up a shared encrypted folder on Server2008, so I:
1.. Logged on the server as admin and created folder "secure", marked it
2.. This new encrypted folder inherited full-control access permissions
from user x.
3.. I go to my XP machine, map a network drive to "secure" using user x.
So far, so good.
4.. I try to write a file to "secure"; permission is denied.
5.. I then go back to the server and copy the file to "secure" - no
6.. On XP I export x's certificate (both keys) and successfully import it
into the server.
7.. On the server I try to add x's certificate to the file; I click "add",
select x's certificate and click OK. Result: no error message, but x is not
What's the problem here? Why won't S2008 add the certificate, and if there's
a problem why no error message? Is this a known bug?
If I turn encryption off x can access the folder normally, so this is
Is there a way to allow user x on the XP box to use the secure folder just
like any other shared folder? It's a pain to have to add x's cert to every
What am I doing wrong here?