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Find out which shared folder a Domain User has access to

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After establishing our Domain ( windows 2003 ) network in our company, we would like to know a way to find out for every user in what ( shared ) folders has access to. Basically, we need a tool to extract such information from our servers

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by:flubbster
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Not sure if this is what you are looking for:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb545027.aspx

Scroll down to shareenum. These are all free tools available to admins.
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by:talkinsmak
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At a command prompt and type "cacls /?"
You should be able to generate a report based on user and pipe it out to a csv or txt file.
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check out flubbster's link.  AccessEnum and ShareEnum should do the trick.  AccessEnum will report back NTFS permissions on folders and files, while ShareEnum will show you share permissions.
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by:johnf23
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Not sure if it was clear from my initial request. I would like to no security properties for shared folders ( not permissions on shared folders) . Like the following image [Security Properties for shared folder]
On the other hand let me know if you know a commercial monitoring tool that can scan a Domain Shared folders and provide such information!
 
 
 

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Accessenum does this for you. Your picture is of ntfs permissions. Give it a try.
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by:talkinsmak
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Actually, your title suggests you want to choose a user and see what he has rights to.  I what you are looking for is in your last post above then accessenum is the answer. and it's free.
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Now, if I could get a tool for free that tells me all the shares a user has access to I would be happy.
 
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ShareEnum is not actually what I am looking for
Thanks all Experts
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