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Posted on 2014-02-07
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Hello,

I was wondering if anyone has recommendations on alternatives to Quest Security Explorer http://www.quest.com/security-explorer/

The primary need is to see Who has access to what folders in a windows file server folder structure. But also be able to create a report, What folder does User X have access to?

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josef
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Sikhumbuzo Ntsada earned 500 total points
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Give SolarWinds a try.

They have an AD permissions analyser tool.
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by:Manjunath Sullad
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Try File Auit,

http://www.isdecisions.com/lp/fileaudit/Windows-file-server-monitoring.htm?gclid=CLij64n6ubwCFVGBfgodRyIAeQ


SecureSphere File Activity Monitoring

http://www.imperva.com/products/fsc_file-activity-monitoring.html


Gone though Solar Wind\ Security Explorer advantages from site, these also good softwares,

Now you have to decide which software will suit for your company, according to budget/ compliance
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by:Joseph Daly
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Quest makes really good tools but they do cost. If you are looking for something free you may take a look at dumpsec. The reporting isnt a pretty as the paid tools but still pretty good.

http://www.systemtools.com/cgi-bin/download.pl?DumpAcl
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by:joebilek
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Anymore tips? These tools dont seem as simple to use as the Scriptlogic that Dell bought.
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