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NTFS permissions


June 10, 2014  12:44 PM

File system ACLS – inheritance

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
NTFS permissions

When you look at a FileSystemAccessRule it’llbe something like this: FileSystemRights  : Modify, Synchronize AccessControlType : Allow IdentityReference : NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users IsInherited       : True InheritanceFlags  :...

May 28, 2014  1:39 PM

File system ACLs–function to add ACL

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
NTFS permissions

I thought that today I’d start putting together a function to add an ACL to a file system object. The starting point is the code that stepped through the process in an earlier post: 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


May 27, 2014  1:21 PM

File system ACLs – copying ACLs

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
NTFS permissions

A comment was left on the first post in the series asking if I could show how to copy ACLs from one object to another.  For the sake of this post we’ll assume that the ACLs from c:\test will be copied to c:\test2. If this is one shot deal you can just use the PowerShell pipeline: Get-Acl...


May 26, 2014  11:05 AM

File System ACLs – creating an ACL

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
NTFS permissions

Last time you saw that the permissions assign to a file system object are built from instances of the System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule class.  Run Get-Acl -Path c:\test | fl * and look at the Access property. Drilling into an individual ACL they look like...


May 25, 2014  5:58 AM

File System ACLs – Get-Acl #1 – Retrieving permissions

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
NTFS permissions

Following on from the recent set of posts about setting security permissions on shares I thought it about time I looked at the file system security permissions. PowerShell supplies 2 cmdlets, in the core engine, Get-Acl and Set-Acl for workign with permissions. These two cmdlets are part of the...


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