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    by danno ·

    After we cleaned nimda off our servers our permission was messed up big time. None of our users are able to connect to the share drives unless I included them in the admin group. I have tried to reset the permission but it still does not work. Can you tell me the exact step to solve this problem.I meant steps for resetting permission level.

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    • #3545461

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      by legj1 ·

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      You are in a real jam. How many servers are we talking about? How many users and file shares are we talking about? Do you backup your servers on a regular basis? You may have to restore from the last virus-free backup and then manually restore other changes along the way. Either way, you are in for a long process. You ran the Removal tool on all clients and severs? I do not know why you wouldn’t be able to reset permissions. I know this virus can change permissions on local and network files/folders, but as far as I know, the permissions should still work once the virus is cleaned up. Did it affect your User Manager settings (Users and Groups)? I would need more info given your situation.

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        by danno ·

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    • #3547348

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      by faisalmasood ·

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      I faced the same problem on our network when we were hit by nimda.

      I used Nimda scanning tool from Norten / Symantec site & run it on every Pc. It cleaned the virus effectively. But what it does that it changed the permisisons on each & every share directory. Admin full control… & ….. (don’t remember others)

      To resolve the problem I had to manually reset permissions. So I did that. Easiest way is to allow “Authenticated Users” the right to access the directory. I used that on my W2K network.

      Here we don’t have users to share their directories, so I did that only on servers + some client shares.

      • #3547347

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        by faisalmasood ·

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        Adding all users to admin group is not recommended for security reasons.

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