Windows network permission issues (access denied)
August 30, 2007 10:39 AM Subscribe
Serverfilter: My office is in the process of migrating to Windows Server 2003 for Fileserving. We constantly have issues with newly created files. Whenever they are placed on the server by a user, the immediately lose rights to do anything with the file. All other users attempting to access the files are also denied. This is just beyond frustrating. Any ideas what is happening and how to fix it?
posted by ijoyner to Computers & Internet (11 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
We already have the domain set up with all the users on it as well as the fileserver added to the domain. We added the domain users with share level and file level access. They are able to access files we placed on there that were restored from backup from the old server. When people create a file or save a file to the server, then close it and attempt to open it again, Windows doesn't know who the owner of the file is, and thus disables access for everyone. We have to go onto the local drive of the server just to get the permissions back to where it knows who the owner is.
We think it may have something to do with the inheritance of permissions across shares. Any help would be greatly appreciated.