I own an IIS server where I have hosted a simple WordPress website. I have made this website available to the internet over port 80.
Almost everything is working fine, except the permissions that are set on files I upload to WordPress using the CMS itself.
The IUSR, IIS_IUSRS and Network Service users have Full Control over the entire WordPress directory, however, when I upload new files, the permissions aren't inherited.
Basically WordPress generates a thumbnail, which I can access. But when I try to select the actual uploaded image, the image is not recognized. When I go to my directory on the IIS server, I see that the user accounts mentioned above don't have permissions on this new image at all. When I inherit the permissions again, I am able to select the image again.
I've looked all over the internet and tried solutions like changing the owner of the WordPress directory and changing the Anonymous Authentication user account, but unfortunately nothing is working.
Does anybody of you have any suggestions?