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LDAP query for Security group NTFS permissions

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We currently have 1 domain running server 2003. Is there i way i can query a security group and it's permissions to all folder within the domain?
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LDAP is just the directory service for your AD; it does neither know nor care about where the groups and users have permissions.
To create more or less concise reports for security, try one of these:
SystemTools/Somarsoft (my favorite tool):
* DumpSec (http://www.systemtools.com/somarsoft)
Or these tools from Sysinternals:
* AccessEnum (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897332.aspx)
* AccessChk (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb664922.aspx)
* ShareEnum (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897442.aspx)
Or this one from Scriptlogic:
* Security Explorer (http://www.scriptlogic.com/products/securityexplorer/)
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So i would have to run DumpSec on every file server we have?

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Yes; NTFS, share, and other permissions are always a part of the host on which the share resides.
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