Troubleshooting File System-Related Problems

You also can face problems relating to accessing files on the local system and over the network. Many of these problems are general in nature and a user can easily solve them without any administrative intervention. Therefore, administrators need to make the users on the network aware of the common causes of the problems and their solutions. Some of the common reasons for files and directories becoming inaccessible are:

  • Improper file and directory access permissions.

  • Change in network configuration.

  • Change in search path or sequence of search.

Problems Related to File Access on the Local System

One of the most common reasons for users not being able to access files and directories that were accessible ...

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