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Read and sync information from AD and NTFS file permision

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Hi Experts,

This is an application which stores information from a Microsoft Active Directory object/group changes and NTFS file server permissions levels/changes from a pre-defined location. (typical Windows file server under a Microsoft Active Directory environment)

 I just want to find a way to trigger a change once upon;

1. Active Director object change
2. NTFS file server permission level change for the object in the same Active Directory (example - when an admin user do a file server permission using windows explorer)

and write those change in to a database. (open source or Microsoft technology bases solution)

Can we get these information from Windows Shell or any other way of doing this  ?

Really appreciate your valued comments and guidance on this matter.

Thanks a lot !
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If you turn up auditing on your servers, you can use the event log to trigger your application.

Auditing Permission Changes on a Folder

There are also some free solutions that can aid in event tracking.

Top 7 Free Tools for IT Professionals
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You can deploy event log analyser from Manage Engine which should store events in its database
http://www.manageengine.com/products/eventlog/
http://www.manageengine.com/products/active-directory-audit/

However in order to generate events, you need to set advanced audit polices through GPO in active directory
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn319056.aspx
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Matt and Mahesh.. information provided was really helpful.

http://windowsitpro.com/security/auditing-permission-changes-folder

&

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn319056.aspx

above two links should full fill my requirement !
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