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Security Explorer 9.9 - 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

Deleting permissions by searching

NTFS Security module only. You can use the Search module to easily delete both explicit and inherited permissions on a specific user on specified folders.

On the Group/User Search Criteria tab, specify the group/user. See Group and user search criteria.
On the Permission Search Criteria tab, select the Inherited Permissions and Explicit Permissions check boxes. See Permission search criteria.
On the File and Folder Search Criteria tab, specify the folders and files, if necessary. See Folder and file search criteria.

Peter has explicit access permission on the Customer folder, and all subfolders have inherited permissions. You want to remove Peter’s permission on all folders with Internal in the folder name.

Open the Search tab.
On the Group/User Search Criteria tab, browse to locate Peter’s account.
On the Permission Search Criteria tab, select Inherited Permissions and Explicit Permissions.
On the File and Folder Search Criteria tab, type *Internal* as a wildcard.
Click Search.

Printing permissions

Use the Reports tab to run reports easily. The Reports tab displays all the available reports. Reports specific to a particular module are available on the Tasks tab.


Running a report using the Browse tab

There are three ways you can create a report on the Browse tab.

Export permissions, and select Generate Report as the output. See Exporting security.
Select File | Print to format the permissions displayed in the Permissions pane for printing. Available only in the NTFS Security, Share Security, Registry Security, Printer Security, and Service Security modules.

Running a report using the Reports or Tasks tab

Open the Reports tab or open the module Tasks tab for the type of report you want to create.
NOTE: The Tasks tab is hidden by default. To display the Tasks tab, select View | Tasks tab.
Select the report, and click Add to select paths.

Generate a report by executing a simple report

Not available in the Registry Security or Printer Security modules. Select to create the same report you could create by exporting permissions. See Exporting security.

When the process is complete, click Close. You can save, print, or export the report.

Generate a report by searching for permissions

Not available in the SharePoint Security module. Select to create the same report you could create by searching for permissions. The search is based on the default selections. See Using the Browse tab to search.

When you click OK, a message box displays and the search opens a new window. If the search is taking too long, click Stop Search or Stop.

Click OK. The Search results display. You can choose to set more criteria and start the search again. See Setting search criteria.
When the search is complete, click Report. You can save, print, or export the report.


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