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Rights to files & directories problem on SYS volume

I'm having a strange problem with one of the 6.5 servers on my network -
both the Admin user and my own user which is an admin equivalent seem to
have lost the Supervisor right on the SYS volume in the Windows GUI. All
other volumes on that server and all the volumes on other servers are OK.
If I look at the assigned rights and effective rights for either user at
the root of the SYS volume in Consoleone, it shows both users do have the
Supervisor Permission.
In a DOS window on a Windows machine, rights.exe shows the same.
However if I try to look at the rights in Explorer, no trustees are show
for the root of SYS and none appear in the Inherited Rights view and all
the "Untick to filter rights" boxes are ticked.
The Netware Info tab in the properties of the root shows the owner as 😕
with a space restriction of 0B and Space Available is 0B.
I can create files & folders in the root of this volume as either user
without any problems, but I can't salvage files anywhere on the volume.

This server is running NW6.5SP5 and holds the master eDir replica. Other
servers are runing NW6.5SP5, NW6.5SP6 and NW5.1SP8 and all are running eDir
8.7.3
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Re: Rights to files & directories problem on SYS volume

Check what version of the client you are using. Rights not showing in
Explorer is a known problem with some earlier versions of the 4.91 client

Cheers Dave


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Dave Parkes [NSCS]
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Re: Rights to files & directories problem on SYS volume

> Check what version of the client you are using. Rights not showing in
> Explorer is a known problem with some earlier versions of the 4.91 client
>
> Cheers Dave


Ah, I knew there was one more piece of info I meant to include - the client
version! Well, I was using 4.91SP1, but now I've just installed SP3 and it
hasn't made any difference exepct for a couple of small things - looking at
the Inherited Rights to the root of the sys volume in Explorer, if I click
on View Trustees Below Directory, I can now see my user in there with the
Supervisor right ticked.
Also, the Filter tick boxes are now all *Unticked* except for the
Supervisor right.

Cheers,
Ian
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Re: Rights to files & directories problem on SYS volume

Sounds like they've all got supervisor rights to the entire server ?

Cheers Dave


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Dave Parkes [NSCS]
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Re: Rights to files & directories problem on SYS volume

> Sounds like they've all got supervisor rights to the entire server ?
>
> Cheers Dave


Yes - I tried that to see if it would fix the problem I was having, but it
didn't. It seems like the rights are being filtered somewhere, yet
rights.exe doesn't show any filters.

Cheers,
Ian
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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: Rights to files & directories problem on SYS volume

Tried adding Supervisor rights to the server, or taking supervisor rights
away ?. Rights . /i from a command prompt in one of the directories should
give a full list of where the rights are coming from

Cheers Dave


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Dave Parkes [NSCS]
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