Managing File and Folder Permissions Through the Command Line Utility

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SUMMARY

This article describes how to use the command line utility to take ownership of all files and subdirectories in a folder, and to grant the Administrators group Full Control of these objects.

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  1. Start a command prompt.
  2. To set ownership of a folder and all of its contents, run the following command:

    subinacl /subdirectories *.* /setowner=domainname\user
  3. To grant the Administrators group Full Control permissions to the folder and its contents, run the following command:

    cacls *.* /t /e /g domainname\administrator:f

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Article ID: 288292 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 1.1
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  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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