CACLS permissions for subdirectories

Posted on 2007-10-11
Last Modified: 2008-01-09

I'm using CACLS command ro change the permissions on directories on a W2003 server. All is going well but any sub folders are not inheriting the new permissions.


cacls c:\dir1\dir2 /E /G userf

The result is user has full controll of dir2 but not dir3. Is there a switch to add to ensure that all subdirectories recieve the same permissions.


Question by:Juliafrazer
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    /t will traverse subdirectories:
    cacls c:\dir1\dir2 /T /E /G user:f

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