[Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

Folder Permissions - Inheritance

Posted on 2014-08-12
4
Medium Priority
?
217 Views
Last Modified: 2014-08-12
I have a top level folder (X drive)  that has three groups and no inheritance.

Under X:  is about 20 more folders with several deep.

I want to add a new group to X top level and have RWM rights throughout all folders (X Drive All Access)
The everyone (list) is also at the top level (X)

When I added my new group to X it was added to only a few folders/subfolders on the next level down.
I went to advanced and change...  I see I can push inheritance,  it looks like it might push all groups.
(Or will it just push the my new group if highlighted?)

To play it safe I am adding the new group on all the subfolders 1 layer under the drive root.

Basically I only want my new group that has read, write, modify to be forced down the other folders without adding other groups at the top level like the everyone (list).
0
Comment
Question by:PostQ
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Tim Edwards
ID: 40256832
If you add the group add the top level, and go down one level (folder) to advance and include inheritance from the top it will grab all permissions (users and groups) from the top level and apply them to the folder that you set to inlcude inheritance on, subsequently if all sub folders are inheriting it will now it will have the same permissions that were copied
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:PostQ
ID: 40256852
I think I did  the right thing by just going to about 30 folders below and adding the group.

I did not want some groups/permissions like the Everyone/List to trickle down into legal folders, etc...  I don't even want others listing the folder contents.

Even user folders are usually permissions for the user, supervisor/group, backup software , and "Everyone" removed.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:PostQ
ID: 40256861
I was hoping from the top level I could just add the new group, go into advanced  and change permission.  
The replace all child permissions.  But I only wanted my new group to be applied.2014-08-12-1541EE.png
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Tim Edwards earned 2000 total points
ID: 40256896
You are doing it the right way, by doing the replace it will just force the inheritance down on all subfolders and files below the folder that you do it on, just the opposite of including inheritance
0

Featured Post

Veeam and MySQL: How to Perform Backup & Recovery

MySQL and the MariaDB variant are among the most used databases in Linux environments, and many critical applications support their data on them. Watch this recorded webinar to find out how Veeam Backup & Replication allows you to get consistent backups of MySQL databases.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP,  Windows Server…
Last month Marc Laliberte, WatchGuard’s Senior Threat Analyst, contributed reviewed the three major email authentication anti-phishing technology standards: SPF, DKIM, and DMARC. Learn more in part 2 of the series originally posted in Cyber Defense …
This tutorial will give a short introduction and overview of Backup Exec 2012 and how to navigate and perform basic functions. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as conne…
This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application to properly change the service account username and\or password in situation where it may be necessary or where the password has been inadvertently change…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month20 days, 12 hours left to enroll

864 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question