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Mass folder creation and permission set

Ive got an OU with 100 students and I want to have a separate folder for each user with the following permissions
Teachers group= read/write/delete on all folders
Students= read/write/delete on their own folder only

Any ideas how I can scrip this otherwise its a lot of typing?

Many thanks
Andy
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
The following script must be run on the server.

Always run tests before implementing a script in production.
@echo off
 
Set ou1=TheOUWithYourStudents
Set dc1=domain
Set dc2=local
REM This assumes that all student folders are stored in X:\users - x:\users\jsmith, etc
Set PathToUsers=X:\Users
 
REM (NOTE this assumes your domain name is domain.local - DC1 is "domain" and DC2 is "local")
 
for /f "tokens=1 skip=2" %%a in ('dsquery * ou=%ou1%,dc=%dc1%,dc=%dc2% -attr SamAccountName') Do (
   If not exist "%pathtousers%\%%a" md "%pathtousers%\%%a"
   cacls "%pathtousers%\%%a" /t /c /g "teachers group":F %%a:f
   rem OPTIONAL: Share each user folder as hidden share with everyone granted access to the share
   rem NTFS permissions will enforce who is able to access the data.  
   rem If you don't want this, remove the NET SHARE line.
   net share %%a$="%pathtousers%\%%a"
)

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AndyinJapanAuthor Commented:
Leew,

Hi there and thanks for your prompt reply!

Sorry, I sholuld have make it more clear but the folders are not made as I wanted to script that as well?

The actually path is OU=Y1,OU=Students,DC=bst,dc=local"
I would like the folders to be in H:\Students\Y6

Sorry......thanks again
Andy
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Did you try modifying the script - you would set pathtousers=h:\students\y6 - the script I posted already created the folders if they don't exist.  The only other thing you would need to do is add the other OU line - i used variables, but you can just add it directly.
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AndyinJapanAuthor Commented:
Hi again,

thanks for you help on this....

Am getting the following error
Invalid Character
Line 1
Char 1

code: 800A0408

If I take the @echo off part out it then read a error at line 7 char 19

Odd.....

Hey, thanks again for your help on this one

Andy
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
please post a screen shot of the outcome.

By the way, this is NOT a vbs file - this is a batch file - a .cmd file.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Why the B Grade?
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