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Script to add a user to security setting

Last Modified: 2013-12-04
Can anyone help me with a quick script? I need to add 1 user with full permissions to all the files and folders in our company file structure without removing the security that is in place. I'm not good with scripts and don't know where to start.
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You mean a VB script for adding user into ADSI?


No this would be an existing user. We have a corporate folder structure comprised of thousands of files and folders with little security inheritance. I need this user to have full security rights to all files and folders.
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Htis works well, however when i run into a file i don't have access to it stops and i have to take ownership which removes the other permissions. Is there anyway past that?
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Only the obvious one: use an account that has permissions to all folders.
This is one of the reasons two accounts should have Full permissions on all folders: System and the local Administrators group.


Thanks i've just been taken ownership. To many people think they are being smart and more secure by removing the system accounts on thier personal folders.

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