Re: ACL Permissions

From: John Pugh (
Date: 12/15/04

Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 16:05:55 -0000

Thanks for the reply, I have compared the permissions between the two boxes
(one that works and this one) and I can see very little differences, none in
sections that I think might affect this problem is there anything specific
that I should be looking for?

"Andra" <andraatlatnetdotlv> wrote in message
> Policies? Especially concerning the way the password is sent over the
> network.
> John Pugh wrote
>> Hi,
>> I am having problem that I thought some of you might be able to help,
>> The problem is that we have created a directory on a 2k3 standard box
>> that
>> can only be accessed using a set username and password (used for
>> accessing
>> web stats over the internet) I have done this many times before without a
>> hitch but on one of our boxes it does want to work at all!
>> I have given the SYSTEM full control, Administrators full control and
>> stats-viewer (the user who needs access) read and read & execute. This is
>> the standard setup I have on all our boxes. I have also tried recreating
> all
>> the permissions the wwwroot directory has and putting it in the wwwroot
>> directory to no avail.
>> With the IUSR user in place it works, allowing anonymous access,
>> therefore
>> IIS is pointing to the right place and serving up the pages so that is
>> working, but when IUSR access is taken away it throws back a "HTTP Error
>> 401.3 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to an ACL set on the requested
>> resource." error when trying to login as stats-viewer. I have tried using
>> Integrated and basic authentication, changing the user, changing the
>> directory, creating a new web site in IIS, using Authdiag (which doesn't
>> seem to shed light on the problem) all without success.
>> Can anyone help, its doing my head in!!!
>> Many thanks,
>> John Pugh