Enable Inheritance Greyed Out Posted on by Webmaster IT Support Forum › Forums › Windows › Windows Server 2012 › Troubleshooting › Enable Inheritance Greyed Out Tagged: Inheritance, NTFS This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Webmaster 2 years, 4 months ago. Author Posts February 4, 2016 at 9:31 am #1676 WebmasterKeymaster By default the Enable Inheritance button is greyed out on Windows Server 2012 R2. To enable the Enable Inheritance button, you have to click the Change Permissions button. The Enable Inheritance button will then, no longer be greyed out. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.