[thelist] CHMOD equiv. on Windows Host

Anthony Baratta Anthony at Baratta.com
Tue Oct 1 13:37:09 CDT 2002

At 11:07 AM 10/1/2002, Dave Stevens wrote:
>Is there an equivalent to the CHMOD on unix servers for a windows server?
>I'm getting an error message saying
>Can't open Members directory: Permission denied at
>D:/GearHost/HostingAccounts/stem/www/cgi-bin/ubb_new_topic.cgi line 325.
>But I am on a windows host. Any ideas?Dave Stevens,  www.stemfiction.com

With command line access you can use attrib, but this won't allow you to
add/change account/group access. Via Windows Exploder you right mouse click
on the target directory or file(s) and select Properties. Look for the
Security Tab. There you can add/change/remove users and groups & their

You probably need to add read/write/modify access the IIS web server
account to the target directory.
Anthony Baratta
Keyboard Jockeys

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