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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

Removing permissions on disabled accounts

Removes all permissions associated with disabled Active Directory® accounts on a SharePoint® site.

NOTE: Applies to parent SharePoint sites only. The Revoke Disabled task opens the Remove Permissions for Disabled Accounts dialog box. Add at least one path, and click OK.
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Select an item in the Objects pane, and select Security | Remove Permissions for Disabled Accounts.
Right-click the item, and choose Remove Permissions for Disabled Accounts.

Remove disabled accounts from SharePoint groups

Select to remove permissions for disabled accounts from SharePoint groups.

Remove disabled accounts from AD groups (except primary groups)

Select to remove permissions for disabled accounts from Active Directory groups, except primary groups.

Create report (will list changed items)

Select to create a report that lists changed items. Type a file path or browse to locate a path.

NOTE: If you select the Create Report check box, only the parent container is examined and appears on the report because the child objects are included in the revoke process automatically.

Produce report only (i.e. no changes will be made)

Select to create only a report that shows what items would be changed if you ran the Remove Permissions for Disabled Accounts process.

NOTE: If you select the Produce report only check box, all objects appear on the report.

Managing SharePoint groups

You can manage group membership for SharePoint® groups, including the Site Collection Administrators group for each site collection.

NOTE: Applies to parent SharePoint sites only. The SharePoint Groups advanced task opens the SharePoint Groups dialog box. Add a path, and click OK.
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Open the SharePoint Security module.
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Open the Browse tab.
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Click Groups.

New Group

Create a new SharePoint group.

Delete Group

Delete the displayed SharePoint group.

New Member

Add a new member to the displayed SharePoint group.

Delete Member

Delete a member from the displayed SharePoint group.

Export

Generate a report that you can print, save, or export.

Show AD Group Contents

Look up the Active Directory® account for the selected member.

Removing accounts from SharePoint groups

Removes accounts from SharePoint® groups on a SharePoint site.

NOTE: Applies to parent SharePoint sites only. The Remove Members Advanced task opens the Remove Accounts from SharePoint Groups dialog box.
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Open the SharePoint Security module.
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Open the Browse tab.
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Select an item in the Objects pane, and select Security | Remove Accounts from SharePoint Groups.
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Click Add to add SharePoint sites and Web Applications.
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Click Add to add accounts.
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Click Remove Accounts to remove the listed accounts from the listed SharePoint sites and Web Applications.

Searching for SharePoint objects

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Open the SharePoint 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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Click Start Search.
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