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WINDOWS 2003 SERVER :Cacls.exe does anything depend on this being available?

Posted on 2010-01-12
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WINDOWS 2003 SERVER :Cacls.exe does anything depend on this being available? if this exe is DELETED what happens anything ? can you think of any reason why you would want this exe not to be deleted , does a domain controller use it ?
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Medianoche earned 2000 total points
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You can safely delete cacls.exe.
The OS and Domain Controller doesn't use it to change ACL's, it's only for admin-side use.
But remember that sometimes after DC Promoting some folders can lose their ACL's ( remaining old non-existing SIDs ) and changing them manually will take so long, so using cacls can save you lot of work :P

Hope this helps.


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