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Need help understanding file system security flags RRS feed

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  • I'm working with Powershell and trying to set the appropriate file system access rules for a directory structure.  I need documentation on how to interpret and apply the inheritance and propagation flags to achive the desired level of security.
    Wednesday, July 18, 2012 5:23 PM

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  • I think this is what I need:

    Object InheritanceFlags PropagationFlags Inheritance Flags Propagation   Flags
    Subfolders and Files only ContainerInherit,   Objectlnherit InheritOnly None None
    This Folder, Subfolders, and Files ContainerInherit,   Objectlnherit None ContainerInherit NoPropagateInherit
    This Folder, Subfolders, and Files ContainerInherit,   Objectlnherit NoPropagateinherit ObjectInherit InheritOnly
    This Folder and Subfolders ContainerInherit None
    Subfolders only ContainerInherit InheritOnly
    This Folder and Files Objectlnherit None
    This Folder and Files Objectlnherit NoPropagateInherit
    • Marked as answer by Ira Davis Wednesday, July 18, 2012 6:52 PM
    Wednesday, July 18, 2012 6:52 PM