Article ID: 937038 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario. You create a site collection in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 that contains several sites. You configure the permissions of a document library in one of the sites to inherit permissions. This operation is successful and the document library inherits its permissions as expected.
However, when you try to connect to a site in the site collection, you receive the following error message:
All sites in the site collection are inaccessible.
HTTP 500 - Internal server error
For example, you experience these symptoms if the following conditions are true:
This problem occurs if Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 incorrectly processes the inheritance of certain permissions. This condition causes the content database to contain incorrect information.
How to obtain the hotfixThis issue is fixed in the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Hotfix Package that is dated May 15, 2007. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936867/ )Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package: May 8, 2007
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.