Re: Access Denied Error

From: BP Margolin (
Date: 10/24/02

From: "BP Margolin" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 15:22:12 -0400


I have to admit that I'm not sure that I'm following everything you posted,
but nevertheless, be aware that when you execute a BULK INSERT, it is SQL
Server that has to have permissions to the file, not just you. So the
account used to start the SQL Server service must have permissions on the
file. The following Knowledge Base article is not directly related to your
situation, but does sorta explain the same concept as above, and might be of

BP Margolin
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"Gerry Viator" <> wrote in message
> Hi all,
> Probelm: When running a Exec Stored Procedure in query Analyzer to do
> a bulk insert I get a error Access Denied on the Text file in a shared
> folder.
> Under the Member of tab there is my user name with Administrators Access.
> I get the error when it is set up like that. If I add the Administrators
> group to
> the member of tab where my username is it works fine. But I cannot keep
> Administrators
> group in there. Why does my username not work which has Administrators
> Access?
> Thanks for any help
> Gerry