Home folder- default permissions?

Posted on 2011-05-11
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
When I create a home folder for a user (not administrator) in Server 2008 both local and trough AD, what´s the automatic default folder permissions (for the user)  then?
Question by:MickMorg
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    should be full control over the home dir and its child diretories.  ad will give it ownership
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    by:Dhiraj Mutha
    You can also check it by Right clicking on the folder and select security tab.
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    On windows 2008 active directory, home folder permissions are change slightly. On windows 2003 active directory following permission were applied.

    Administrators (Group) -> Full permission
    System -> Full Permission
    User Account -> Owner with full permission

    Windows 2008 has increase the security and removed default permission from Administrators and systems. Only user account should have owner with full permission.

    Do you have any issue with permission?

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