Set NTFS permissions

Posted on 2001-06-18
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
I need to create a little program that would run in a DOS window and that would enable me to change a file's or a folder's NTFS permissions.
I can't find the right fonction to do so.
Could anyone help me?
(I program in BC5)

Question by:jltari
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The Sceurity Interface on Win32 is not easy to use, anyways start with SetNamedSecurityInfo
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'SetFileSecurity()' is your API of choice - see ('Allowing Access Using the Low-Level Functions') and ('Denying Access Using Low-Level Functions')
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OK, here we go: THE complete and thorough sample about using the NT security APIs with C++ is the source code of 'CaCLs' at

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Thanks a lot

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