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Pointer Question: Is there a way to copy the exact same permissions (folders, files, etc.) for a user on a network to a different user?


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Keith_Alabaster
networking Zones Advisor

One of our employees is living so another girl is taking over for her. What i want to do is copy the exact same permissions to different files and folders Girl A (the one who is leaving) had to Girl B (the one who is staying). Is there an easy way of doing this?

Both girls have different permissions for different people. I don't want to go through a whole list of files and folders and check to see if Girl A had permission to view them. Id rather just copy them to Girl B.

Thanks!

Windows XP Profession on the girls' computers.
We're running Windows Server 2003.
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csandelli
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Andres PeralesCommented:
you can rename the account, to the new girl and all the pemissions will keep, or you can copy the old account, and all the group memeberships will still apply.
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