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Inherited permissions in Xcacls

Posted on 2011-03-23
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Hi Guys,

I need to add the local "system" account on a folder and all of it's subfolders, including the one marked as "do not inherit from parent". I was told this can be done in xcacls. However, I'm yet to find the correct switch.

Can anyone help?
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by:MarkieS
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Full switches list is here

http://cat-21.110mb.com/DOS_AZ/COMMANDS/X/XCACLS.HTM

Try the following :

XCACLS *.* /T /E /C /G LocalService:F
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agbnielsen earned 0 total points
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Found a better link <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/825751/en-us>

and the switch is as follows.

xcacls c:\testfolder\ /e /s /t /g "nt authority\system":f
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by:agbnielsen
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Obtained info from Microsoft directly with the correct switch
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