July 17th, 2004, 12:00 AM
How to use Xcacls.vbs to modify NTFS permissions
Senior here know how I'm addict to NTFS Permission and love to know anything about those! Well, the other day I was looking around the Internet and I found this very fun utility.
What is Xcalcls.vbs
Download Link : http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...DisplayLang=en
There is an updated version of the Extended Change Access Control List tool (Xcacls.exe) that is available as a Microsoft Visual Basic script (Xcacls.vbs) from Microsoft. This step-by-step article describes how to use the Xcacls.vbs script to modify and to view NTFS file system permissions for files or for folders. You can use Xcacls.vbs from the command line to set all the file system security options that are accessible in Microsoft Windows Explorer. Xcacls.vbs displays and modifies the access control lists (ACLs) of files.
How To : http://support.microsoft.com/default...B;EN-US;825751
I primary use that tool list all the permission on all file and directory and log it to a text file before changing them! Very usefull!