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I have data that was copied to a different NTFS location with the source NTFS permission, how can I get the source permission and change them to read instead of modify access for all users or groups that have modify access

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by:Sandeep
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If you want to mirror source permissions and destination permissions, try using robocopy's copy permission only option as advised.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/323275
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by:Samer Salam
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thank you for your reply I already copied the data from the source to destination using robocopy / copyall and I need on the destination to change any user or group that has modify access to read only.
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by:Sandeep
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So you only need to modify the permissions from modify to read only for the same groups/users which are already listed under Security Tab?
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by:Samer Salam
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yes, right
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Then why don't you simply change permissions at the root/base folder and modify it there from Modify to Read only and make sure Inheritance option is checked? So all permissions get copied to child objects as well.
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by:Samer Salam
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Cause I already have users and groups added to a folder/subfolder with modify access.
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by:NVIT
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I think what he wants is... To change just the users and groups, without affecting those that were there before the copy. Is that correct?
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by:Samer Salam
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yes correct
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by:NVIT
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Do it as Reach2Sandeep suggested, via the security tab of the folder
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question resolved per reach2sandeep
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