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Security Explorer 9.8 - User Guide

Getting Started with Security Explorer Managing permissions Searching Managing security Managing objects
Managing folders and files Managing shares Managing registry keys Managing services Managing tasks Managing groups and users Managing Favorites Managing Enterprise Scopes Updating licenses Managing network drives
Working with Microsoft SQL Server Working with Microsoft Exchange
Checking minimum requirements Viewing Exchange permissions Granting Exchange permissions Revoking Exchange permissions Cloning Exchange permissions Searching for Exchange server objects and permissions Backing up and restoring Exchange server security Modifying Exchange permissions Managing Exchange group memberships Exporting Exchange security permissions Creating Exchange databases Creating public folder mailboxes Managing Exchange administrators Managing Exchange distribution groups Managing mail contacts Managing mail users Managing mailboxes Managing mailbox folders Managing public folders Using role based access control Setting options for Exchange security
Working with Microsoft SharePoint Working with Access Explorer Working with Microsoft Active Directory Customizing Security Explorer Using the command line Using PowerShell cmdlets Troubleshooting

Granting Exchange permissions

TIP: The Grant task provides a quick way to grant permissions. See Using the Grant task. For more options, add a path, and click Switch to Security Explorer Classic (Advanced). The path carries to the Grant Exchange Permissions dialog box, but permissions do not.
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Open the Exchange Security module.
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Open the Browse tab.
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Select Security | Grant Permissions.
Click , click Grant on the Control Button Bar; or right-click the object or permission, and choose Grant Permissions.

Revoking Exchange permissions

For more options, add a path, and click Switch to Security Explorer Classic (Advanced). The path carries to the Revoke Exchange Permissions dialog box, but the permissions do not.

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Open the Exchange Security module.
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Open the Browse tab.
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Select Security | Revoke Permissions.
Click , click Revoke in the Control Button Bar; or right-click the object, and choose Revoke Permissions.

Revoke all permissions (Allow and Deny) for the selected user

Select to revoke all permissions (Allow and Deny) for the selected user.

Propagate permissions down to subfolders

Select to revoke permissions in any subfolders for the selected user.

Advanced Revoke Options

If you select this check box, a warning message displays and the Revoke Folder Permissions dialog box becomes inactive, so the other users/groups and permissions you selected are not included in this action. To continue, click Yes.

Revoke all unknown and deleted accounts

Active only when the Advanced Revoke Options check box is selected. Select to revoke permissions on unknown or deleted accounts.

Revoke all disabled accounts

Active only when the Advanced Revoke Options check box is selected. Select to revoke permissions on all disabled accounts.

NOTE: For Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010, public folder disabled permissions display with NT User: within the account name and cannot be revoked.

Cloning Exchange permissions

TIP: The Clone task provides a quick way to clone permissions. See Using the Clone task. For more options, add a path, and click Switch to Security Explorer Classic (Advanced). The path carries to the Clone Exchange Permissions dialog box, but the permissions do not.
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Open the Exchange Security module.
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Open the Browse tab.
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Select Security | Clone Group or User.
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In the Source Group or User area, click Advanced User Selection to select the domain or object from which to pull the permissions.
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In the Destination Group or User area, click Advanced User Selection to select the domain or object to receive the cloned permissions.
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Click Add. The selected pair displays in the List of users and groups to clone list.
Table 2. Clone options

Clone Permissions

By default, permissions are cloned.

Clone group memberships

Select to add the destination account to the groups of which the source user is a member.

Searching for Exchange server objects and permissions

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Open the Exchange Security module.
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Open the Browse tab.
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Select Search | Search in a New Window (Empty).
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