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NTFS file permissions are empty

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Alright, We had a problem with Exchange 2000 public folders (as outlined in Microsoft Q270905) I performed the steps in this Q Article, and ended up being locked out of the folder entirely( no permissions to the file at all)(both in Windows explorer, and Exchange) I moved the folder within exchange down to another folder wich gave me back some control on the folder itself, but I still have various files within this public folder that have NO permissions assigned. The user list field under the security tab is blank. Is there any way to force permissions onto a NTFS file, or a third party program that I can use. Or......
Thanks in advance!

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by BlazNT In reply to NTFS file permissions are ...

I had a similar issue and I had to take ownership before I could change permissions. This was not on Exchange but it might work.

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I cannot take ownership of the files. There is no "owner" tab listed when I view properties.

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by gdh19701 In reply to NTFS file permissions are ...

This might sound silly, but are you logged on as an Administrator? If your user account is not a member of either the Domain Administrator or Exchange Administrator or Enterprise Administrator security groups, you will not be able to take ownership, unless your user account created the object. Double-check that you belong to any or all of thesee groups.

It sounds like you might have to go through a few iterations of resetting permissions once this has been clarified.

Is there anybody else within your organization that can access this/these directories?

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I am logged in as administrator, and have tried making everybody member of the admin group and logged in one at a time. Again, the permissions are blank, so I don't think "anyone" can take ownership, or adjust permissions, I need a way around the typical means. Thanks for the help

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by Curacao_Dejavu In reply to NTFS file permissions are ...

Hi,

here's how to reset to the default security permissions.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;266118

Leopold

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