Get-QADGroup - List users with folder access

Hi everyone,

***I am using the quest.activeroles.admanagement PS Snapin***

I will try and keep it clean and simple.

Basically I have a list of 100+ full folder paths (network drive). My challenge is to list all the INDIVIDUAL users who have access to each folder(Read/Write doesn't matter). 99.9% of these folders are only populated with secuirty groups - there is where I am struggling as the top level groups have several nested groups and users within.

All I have been given is a .txt file with a list like:


And would like to list the users next to each.

Thanks in advance!

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mitch098Author Commented:
I have initially executed this to succesfully obtain a list of all the groups that have access to each folder:

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get-content 'C:\.....\fdrive_list.txt' | foreach-object { get-acl $_ } | Export-CSV 'C:\.....\fdrive_groups.csv'

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However, it outputs a lot of information I do not need. The AccessToString is populated with all of the groups - however it also includes the Allow Write, Delte, Read permissions which makes listing them in a neat list with just the group names only near impossible.

e.g. It will list it like: DOMAIN\App_xxx_yyy_zzz_Users Allow  Modify, SynchronizeDOMAIN\App_aaa_bbb_ccc_Users Allow  Modify, Synchronize

I've used DumpSEC (DumpACL)
Should be able to Google the name to find it.

Not sure how well it work on 2008

You will always have to remove a certain amount of excess information you don't want,...but it puts it into a CSV format that once pulled into a spreadsheet you can remove any excess rows or columns.  They may even be a way to run a query against the speadsheet so it only returns what you want.
Dale HarrisProfessional Services EngineerCommented:
Here's what I've come up with.  It took me a little bit to figure it out.

$Files = gci c:\scripts -recurse
foreach ($File in $Files){
"Checking File: $($File.fullname)"
$Access = $File | get-acl | %{$_.Access}
$Users = $Access | %{Get-QADUser ($_.identityreference.tostring())} | ?{$_.type -eq "User"}
Foreach ($User in $Users){
if ($User -ne $null){
"$User has access to file $($File.fullname)"}#end if
}#end foreach

It's slow, but it works.

It basically gets all the identities from a folder/file permission set and attempts to find them in AD.  If it finds an actual person/account, it will return it.

One thing to note: if you have a domain you're under, you can use that to check instead of "?{$_.type -eq "User"}

Good luck!

Dale Harris

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