Solved

Need help writing command line for win2k dsacls.exe to reset default user permissions

Posted on 2004-08-15
1
538 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I am trying to reset the user permissions in win2k active directory back to the default, by using dsacls.exe from the command line.  I am following the Microsoft instructions from knowledge base article 281146, which I was referred to from article 320098, regarding the error message "You do not have the permissions to send the message on behalf of the specified User."  The error maessage occurs when another user trys to accept an assigned task from me.

I can not figure out how to write the command line for this software tool dsacls.exe.  The user name is Jim Mello, the server is SERVER01, and the site is prihomeinspections.com, the domain is DOMAIN01.  I have been trying to write the command line to lookup the user (Jim Mello) permissions, in active directory, to make sure I am in the right location.  After that, is was going to add the peramater /s to reset the permissions to the default.   Every combination I have tried has failed.  Would someone give me some suggestions please.  The RFC 1779 format is very confusing to me.  Thank you JIM
0
Comment
Question by:JimMello
1 Comment
 
LVL 51

Accepted Solution

by:
ahoffmann earned 500 total points
ID: 11807412
should be as simple as:
   dsacls.exe <AD-object> /s

what's the actual string of <AD-object> needs to be checked in you AD itself
sorry don't have any M$, so can't tell you the click&go methods, but if you have a dump of your AD (for example generated with ldifde.exe) then you simply can search in it, search for something  with "dn:" and "Jim Mello"
0

Featured Post

Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Every computer eventually fails. When that happens, your valuable data is only as safe as your current backup.
Most of the applications these days are on Cloud. Cloud is ubiquitous with many service providers in the market. Since it has many benefits such as cost reduction, software updates, remote access, disaster recovery and much more.
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, just open a new email message. In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
A simple description of email encryption using a secure portal service. This is one of the choices offered by The Email Laundry for email encryption. The other choices are pdf encryption which creates an encrypted pdf of your email and any attachmen…

867 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

22 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now