Permissions Report Windows 2003 Server

Posted on 2007-10-03
Last Modified: 2011-04-18
Have a Windows 2003 std server with a large file structure.  Some permissions on random folders have been changed.  We are looking to generate a report or some sort of viewable information that contains all of the existing permissions of an entire folder structure with all underlining files and folders in a partition.
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    Use Xcacls.exe to view permissions
    You can also use Xcacls.exe to view permissions for a file or folder. For example, type xcacls C:\winnt at the command prompt, and then press ENTER. The following is a typical result: c:\WINNT BUILTIN\Users:R
               BUILTIN\Users:(OI)(CI)(IO)(special access:)

               BUILTIN\Power Users:C
               BUILTIN\Power Users:(OI)(CI)(IO)C
               NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:F
               NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:(OI)(CI)(IO)F
               CREATOR OWNER:(OI)(CI)(IO)F

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    HOW TO: Use Xcacls.exe to modify NTFS permissions
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    Sorry for the first link, they changed their site in the meantime; try this one:

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