Not owner of the directory

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

In ArcEdit, SAVE causes the following error message:

1- Not owner of the directory
2- Another person or application is accessing this directory


Permissions changed on the workspace folder and coverage edits could not be saved.

Solution or Workaround

Use the COPYWORKSPACE command to copy the workspace to a new name and location. ArcInfo will then recognize the current users ownership of the new workspace, and edits to coverages will then be saved.

Article ID:000005465

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