Giving Ownership ...
Posted on 2001-06-22
OK, here's a quick, yet somehow amazingly annoying question.
As an administrator, you can TAKE ownership of a file .. but you cannot GIVE ownership of a file.
Straight from the Microsoft website:
"You can transfer ownership two ways:
The current owner can grant the Take ownership permission to others,
allowing those users to take ownership at any time.
An administrator can take ownership of any file on the computer. However,
the administrator cannot transfer ownership to others. This restriction keeps
the administrator accountable."
Do you read that .. it KEEPS THE ADMINISTRATOR ACCOUNTABLE. Is there really *NO* *WAY* to give ownership of a file to someone? If there is no way to do that, the ENTIRE quota management system is a big piece of crapola...
As the administrator, I should be in TOTAL control of what goes where and who owns what.
Is there no way to do a Unix-Like CHOWN command? This should be VERY simple to do.
Any help here?