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After you create a FrontPage Web that is set to Only registered users have browse and you add an account with Author or Administer permission, users cannot create a Web Folder for this Web or open the Web in FrontPage 2000 or any other Microsoft Office 2000 application. This problem occurs for IIS Web servers running version 184.108.40.20617 of the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions. The user receives multiple authentication dialogs that never authenticate, and eventually, one of the following error messages occurs:
You do not have permission to access this Web Folder location.
You are not authorized to perform the current operation.
The problem occurs because when the Web is set to Only registered users have browse, the Everyone group is removed from the access control lists on the Web, and access to _vti_pvt is restricted. In this case, FrontPage fails to write the Network and Interactive groups to the _vti_pvt folder. This restriction prevents the valid user from opening the Web or creating a Web Folder because access to the configuration files in _vti_pvt are required in order to perform the operation.
To work around this problem, add the Network and Interactive groups to the _vti_pvt folder. This is achieved by performing a Check Server Extensions. On the IIS 4.0 Web server where the Web was created, do the following:
To avoid fixing this problem for other new subwebs, use the following steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions.
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