ACL inheritance mess with win2k clients...

jra at jra at
Wed Oct 2 19:24:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 03:05:52PM -0400, Eric Lee Steadle wrote:
> Yep. Exactly what I've observed and exactly as documented by MS.
> >He tries to set it to an NT server, also...but
> >somehow he realizes that it doesn't get set and changes all the acls to
> >match, rather than relying on inheritance.
> Because the client knows that NT4 servers don't do acl inheritence propogation
> for him, but 2k servers do. This behavior is documented pretty well in Keith
> Brown's book.

Ok - so how does the W2K client "know" it's talking to a W2K or NT
server ? Any idea what criteria a W2K client uses to check ?


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