How to apply NTFS permissions to all child objects and sub folders

Posted on 2014-01-15
Last Modified: 2015-06-23
How to apply NTFS permissions to all child objects and sub folders in active directory win 2008 r2
Question by:wmbuchan2013

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CraigFrost earned 500 total points
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Right click the top level folder --> select the security tab --> Advanced --> Change Permissions --> Select Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object.

Test this with a dummy hierarchy of folders and files if you haven't done this before
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by:Will Szymkowski
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Do the following...
- On the Parent Folder
- Right click select properties
- Click Security Tab> Click Advance Button
- On the Permissions Tab click "Change Permissions" button
- Put a check mark on "Replace all child object permissions with inheritable permissions from this object"
- Click Apply

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ID: 39784382

Thank you Wil!
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by:Seth Simmons
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