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prevent users from modifying permissions

By rozan ·
I have set users home directories to "Change" permissions (RWXD). But somehow, the users are able to modify the permissions of subdirs they create underneath. I thought that without the P permission, this is NOT possible. It seems that the Change permission I have set is equal to Full.
Anyone has an explanation?
Thanks,

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by rozan In reply to prevent users from modify ...

Hi Tim,
Thanks for your reply.
I thought about that too: even if I set U:\user1 with the perms for Owner/Creator to C (RWXD, User1 (who is creator/owner of subdir U:\user1\test), I cannot limit his perms! User1 can still modify the perms on the subdir he creates.

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by gperrie In reply to prevent users from modify ...

My understanding was anyone who created a folder was automatically the owner. And the owner always has the rights to change the permissions.

Like the old scenario on NT training courses - A user leaves the company, you want to transfer their files to the replacement but have no permission to the folder, what do you do? Take ownership and reassign permissions.

Gavin

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by ITAdmin-Dquick In reply to prevent users from modify ...

If you are using NT 4.0 you need to upgrade to SP6a if you havent' done that already.

After you are done with that step, you need to download the Microsoft Security Mangement Consol, a snap-in for MMC. After you install this it implements that file security features from Windows 2000. You will have greater flexability with these permissions, but warn you, make sure you set the inheritance property correctly, or you will be up all night manually resetting permissions.

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