Solved

Perminssions staying applied to Files or Sub Directories.

Posted on 2008-10-13
1
195 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have a problem with the xcacl script. It seems to give the designated user Full Control of their main Home directory, subfolders and files with in that directory. But then when I run the script to give them Ownership, it removes the permissions of full control, while giving ownership.

Here's what I'm doing.
So I have a directory called sally, and in that directory is a desktop directory, directory 1, directory 2 and so on. Also in the Directory called sally is users .doc and excel files.
The name Sally reflect the users AD log in name.
I cd to the s:/dfsshared/home/acme  directory, in that directory is my users Home directory including sally's.
once in the directory, I run the command cscript.exe /h:cscript
I then run the bat command from with in that directory.  
this is the bat file script.
@ECHO OFF
FOR /D %%f IN (*) DO "C:\WINDOWS\scripts\XCACLS.vbs" %%f /t /g domainname\%%f:f /t /e

As I said it looks like it gives them full control to the main directory and sub directories.

I then run this script...
@ECHO OFF
FOR /D %%f IN (*) DO "C:\WINDOWS\scripts\subinacl.exe" /subdirectories "%%f" /setowner="domainname\%%f"

Once I run the ownership command, it wipes out the inheriteted permissions on the sub directories and files, but gives ownership.

Any tips or idea how to do both. give them Full Control, and then Ownership of all files and directories? the users need ownership in order for the desktop redirect to work

Thanks

OSXFreak.
 


0
Comment
Question by:OSXFreak
1 Comment
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
AmazingTech earned 500 total points
ID: 22714120
Can you give them ownership then give them full control?

I have found that users taking ownership retains the users permissions but when giving ownership to a user permissions are often removed.
0

Featured Post

DevOps Toolchain Recommendations

Read this Gartner Research Note and discover how your IT organization can automate and optimize DevOps processes using a toolchain architecture.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Windows 2008 set profile 9 45
Overwrite existing values in a Master file when master file is updated or opened 8 26
Powershell GUI 11 56
size of file 1 22
If you need to start windows update installation remotely or as a scheduled task you will find this very helpful.
The Windows functions GetTickCount and timeGetTime retrieve the number of milliseconds since the system was started. However, the value is stored in a DWORD, which means that it wraps around to zero every 49.7 days. This article shows how to solve t…
This tutorial will teach you the core code needed to finalize the addition of a watermark to your image. The viewer will use a small PHP class to learn and create a watermark.
In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…

685 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question