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Access denied when open document

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

Hi All


I have one problem about the permission of MOSS 2007. First, I try to test my setting about permission by open the Portal and specify URL (for example http://test1) on the user's PC which he (USER-A) has already added his name into the user group. It works fine and the document in my document library can be opened. Next, I have found the problem when I try to open Portal on the other PC which the owner or user (USER-B) has not been added into any group. The error massage has normally shown like this


"Access denied"


Then, I try to sign in as a difference user by using the user name as USER-A and it seems OK. I can open Portal and select my file in document library. But I still found the warning (as above) when I click on the icon of selected file. 


How can I fix this problem?


Thanks in advance



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