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Removal of "Bypass Traverse Checking" Causes File Copy to Drop Streams

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Files contained in Macintosh volumes contain streams (special data content)that include data fork information. Files that do not contain streaminformation appear to Macintosh clients as text-only files. The reportedproblem occurs after copying a file from one directory to another. The copyoperation could be performed from the computer running Windows NT Server orby a Macintosh client; it made no difference. After the copy operation, thetarget file stream was lost and the file appeared to Macintosh clients as atext-only file.

This copy problem occurs on PDC or BDC servers, but not on a member server.It also occurs when the Domain User Rights for "Bypass Traverse Checking"(the default is Everyone) has been modified so no users are granted thisright for the Domain.
NTFS was making a check that precluded the copying of the streams in thecase where "Bypass Traverse Checking" was removed from user rights.
To work around this problem, restore the Domain User Right: Bypass TraverseChecking to Everyone.

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.
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Article ID: 172930 - Last Review: 10/07/2013 05:16:47 - Revision: 2.2

Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition, Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition

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