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Read only ?

By davisg ·
Recently, members of our domain are unable to save files on one server. Only the administrator can. All users get a messaged "access denied".

I have checked permissions on the folders and tried increasing the user rights to include full control but nothing changes. One thing that I find unusual is that the when I right-click any folder, the "Read Only" check box is checked. If I un-check and then apply, it seemingly applies all the attributes to all the files in the folder. I then close the folder and then right click and the properties once again show read only.

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I found a solution

by AMcMillon In reply to Read only ?

I was running into the same problem with DFS shares. What I finally realized was that I needed to check the DFS share permissions. What I saw was that the only group with "Full Control" share permissions were the "Administrators" group; so, what I did was to give "Authenticated Users" "Full Control" DFS share permissions. Once that was done, each user that had "Full Control" permission to his or her home directory was able to make changes to files and folders. Whether you're using DFS or not, it seems that you need to make sure that users have "Full Control" share permission to any parent folder being accessed through a share before any NTFS permissons would come into effect.

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