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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

Setting SharePoint security search criteria

Each module has a set of search criteria grouped into tabs. As you set criteria, you can update the results by clicking Start Search at any time. To return to the default selections on all tabs, click Defaults.

Group and user search criteria

Group/User

Type a group or user name, or browse for a group or user, or click Advanced User Selection.

Include Active Directory group memberships

Select to include Active Directory® group memberships in the search.

Include SharePoint group memberships

Select to include SharePoint® group memberships in the search.

Include all nested Active Directory groups

Select to include all nested Active Directory groups in the search. Active only when the Include Active Directory group memberships check box and/or the Include SharePoint group memberships check box is selected.

Reset Active Directory Group Member Cache

Click to clear the Active Directory group member cache. Active only when the Include Active Directory group memberships check box and/or the Include SharePoint group memberships check box is selected.

Include group results

By default, groups are included in the results. To show only users, clear the check box.

Include user results

By default, users are included in the results. To show only groups, clear the check box.

Search for unknown accounts

Select to include accounts that no longer exist in Active Directory in the results.

Search for disabled accounts

Select to include accounts that are disabled in Active Directory in the results.

Permission search criteria

Permission Level

Choose what permissions to search. If you chose Custom, type the name of the custom permission in the Custom Search Level box.

Inherited Permissions

By default, inherited permissions are included in the search results. Inherited permissions are indicated by (I) in the Type column. To exclude inherited permissions, clear the check box.

Explicit Permissions

By default, explicit permissions are included in the search results. To exclude explicit permissions, clear the check box.

Search for exact permissions (as set above)

Search for exact permissions or better (not available for custom permission levels)

By default, only exact permissions as set by the Permission Level are included in the results. You can choose to include exact permissions or better, but this option is not available for the Custom permission level.

SharePoint Search Criteria

By default, a search includes site, list, and item permissions for all contents.

Search for site permissions

By default, site permissions are included in the search. To remove site permissions from the search, clear the check box.

Search for list permissions

By default, list permissions are included in the search. To remove list permissions from the search, clear the check box.

Search for item permissions

By default, item permissions are included in the search. To remove item permissions from the search, clear the check box.

Recurse all contents

By default, all contents are included in the search results.

Recurse to Depth

Select to include contents to the depth specified in the box. The default depth is 1, which is one level below the selected object.

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