Re: SERV-U and Directory Permissions *Part 2*

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Mon, 11 May 1998 16:17:29 -0700

Barry Kiesz wrote:
> We finally got Serv-U to authenticate out of Emerald when Serv-U is running
> in the forground (not running as a service) or when the service is logged in
> as Administrator. The problem lies in running it looged in as the system
> account and interact with desktop. Am I missing something or may have
> missed the thread that talked about this.

A wonderful shortcoming of NT and services. A service may:

1. Login as a user and access the network

2. Login as the system and access the desktop

However, a service can NOT do both, AFAIK. :(

> P.S. I forgot to mention that the the user is logging in ,BUT the there are
> no directory permissions oncen in to the FTP site.

This is because of the use of UNC directories, which the system account
doesn't have permission to.

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