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Can't rename copy of folder

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#1 Mayday IT Services

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Posted 10 August 2011 - 09:11 AM

Hi all.

Our file server is Win2k3 SP2, and all clients are XP SP3. Lately, a few users have been having problems renaming files. Effective permissions on both the new folder and the parent folder show the user has full control In the latest occurrance, I tested it myself with my Domain Admin account, repeating the user's steps. I copied a template folder, and pasted it in the same folder as the template. As expected, this produced a folder called "Copy of templatefoldername." No matter which method I use to attempt to rename the folder, it looks like it's working correctly until you apply the change by pressing Enter or clicking outside the folder name. Then, it returns an Access Denied error. Similar threads have suggested renaming the file from a DOS prompt, but most of my users are not comfortable with the CLI. Please tell me there's a fix for this.

Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.


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#2 Baltboy


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Posted 27 August 2011 - 10:21 AM

How did you determine the effective permissions? Did you use the auditing tool to see what the actual applied permissions are? What it sounds like to me is the the parent folder is inheriting a permission from its parnet folder or some other policy that is restricting the rights to edit files and folders in the parent folder. have you tried to go to the parent folder and uncheck the "Inherit from the parent permission entries that apply to child objects......."?
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