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Mathew Mathachan
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Username: Mathewm

Post Number: 135
Registered: 04-2011
Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2020 - 10:38 am:   


We have installed NowSMS using "Administrator rights". However, it is observed that the NowSMS folder is created with FullControl access permission to "Users" and "EveryOne". This has raised an audit objection. Can we restrict these? I have attached the screen shots for your reference.


Des - NowSMS Support
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Username: Desosms

Post Number: 6116
Registered: 08-2008
Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2020 - 12:25 pm:   

Hi Mathew,

It is ok to change those rights. However, I will need to do some investigation to better understand what conditions cause the folder rights to be modified.

The underlying issue is a recurring support problem we have faced where the operating system creates shadow copies of configuration files, causing the UI configuration changes to not be visible to the running service.

In retrospect, a better way to address this would have been to require admin rights for access to the configuration UI.

NowSMS Support

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