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hirantha
10-17-07, 03:13 PM
i use Win server 2003 R2 my question is i can add users to a group in the AD but i can not add the users straight to a folder security.. can someone help?

evilghost
10-17-07, 03:32 PM
That's pretty odd, you may need to use the Domain\User, you certainly should be able to do this.

If it's an explorer bug you may be able to use CACLS.

hirantha
10-17-07, 03:37 PM
evil you think its an explore bug? i can add any person from the local group but not from the main domain group.. i'm going crazy trying to figure it out

evilghost
10-17-07, 03:38 PM
Is the server a member of the domain or a DC for the domain?

hirantha
10-17-07, 03:43 PM
yes the server is a member of corpads.local domain

evilghost
10-17-07, 03:44 PM
yes the server is a member of corpads.local domain

You tried corpads\username?

hirantha
10-17-07, 03:47 PM
You tried corpads\username?

yes i just tried it, doesnt work

evilghost
10-17-07, 03:48 PM
Give cacls a whirl

hirantha
10-17-07, 03:55 PM
Give cacls a whirl

ok i will try the ACL tomorrow i'm heading home... thanx for the help evil!!

hirantha
10-18-07, 08:18 AM
wow so i logged off and logged back in and its fixed, so it was the freaking windows Explorer.. freaking Microsoft:thumbdwn:

evilghost
10-18-07, 08:48 AM
That or the trust was broken with the DC...

hirantha
10-18-07, 09:42 AM
That or the trust was broken with the DC...

yeah maybe DC got messed up, anyway thanx for your help evil as always!

evilghost
10-18-07, 09:45 AM
Glad to help dude :)