NTFSSecurity Tutorial 2 – Managing NTFS Inheritance and Using Privileges

Summary In my previous post, NTFSSecurity Tutorial 1 – Getting, adding and removing permissions, I talked about NTFS inheritance. Inheritance is a fundamental feature of NTFS to keep permissions consistent and easy to manage. However, there are some scenarios where you want to disable inheritance on folders or find out where it has been disabled….


NTFSSecurity Tutorial 1 – Getting, adding and removing permissions

Summary Managing file and folder permissions in Windows PowerShell is not that easy, and there are numerous articles and blog posts describing how it works by using the .NET classes. This is far from being comfortable, and there is one major and one minor restriction: Path length Generic rights This post introduces the NTFSSecurity module,…