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SetACL T-Shirts

The SetACL Shirt Shop Has Opened

What could be geekier than a t-shirt imprinted with actual source code from a tool that helps administrators around the world tame one of the most dreaded beasts in IT: permissions? Our SetACL shirt is available in several shapes. Hop on over to the t-shirt shop and get your own!

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Half a Million Downloads of SetACL

Last month SetACL reached the magic number of 500,000 downloads. That is a lot, especially for a command-line tool which is focused on a very specific aspect of system administration. It took roughly nine years to get from 0 to 500,000. During that time people from 194 different countries visited SetACL’s web site. Those are […]

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Free Script: User Profile Domain Migration with SetACL

This article is part of Helge’s Profile Toolkit, a set of posts explaining the knowledge and tools required to tame Windows user profiles. When administrators migrate user accounts between domains, they typically re-ACL those server ressources users have access to. In plain English: they copy or move the permissions from the accounts of the old […]

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Taking Ownership Fails With UNC Path, Works Locally!?! Why?

Here is an interesting tidbit related to Windows security: Create a test file share, e.g. C:\temp\test, and share it with full permissions for eveyone (share, not NTFS permissions) as “test” Create the following directory hierarchy below the share: C:\temp\test\1\2\3\4 Assign ownership of the four folders 1, 2, 3 and 4 to any user (but do […]

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