Error: "Failed to Retrieve Effective Rights" displays when accessing effective rights on a Traditional Filesystem

  • 3610272
  • 03-Apr-2008
  • 27-Apr-2012


Novell Client for Windows 2000/XP/2003 4.91 Support Pack 4
Novell NetWare 6.5
Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Error: "Failed to Retrieve Effective Rights" appears when accessing"Current Effective Rights" though windows explorer.



Use ConsoleOne to manager effective rights.


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information

Steps to duplicate:

1.) Right click on any folders on a Traditional Volume that is longer than 8 characters or that include spaces.
2) Select the option "Inherited Rights andFilters".
3.) From the Dialog Box "Inherited Rights and Filters", right click on any of the Trustees in the list and select "Current effective Rights"
4.) A new window with message "Failed to Retrieve effective rights" will appear