How to find where rights are inherited from in NTFS
Posted on 2007-11-29
I am trying to find a tool or a way to backtrack inherited rights in an NTFS structure.
Ex: I have a directoy structure like C:\ABC\123\DEF\456.
A group called Test has inherited rights in the 456 directory, but does not exist in the parent directories. So where did it inherit rights from?
Is it possible that it could have once existed in a parent directory and was removed? But if that was the case wouldn't the rights no longer show as inherited?
I once used a simple tool that was able to backtrack the inheritance of security through a directory structure, but I no longer have it and can't remember the name.