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network from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows 2000. Over the years NT Security Groups have been created by IT staffers whom have since left the company. Is there a way to find out what these Security Groups provide access to? I was also thinking that if I was able to scan the directory structure of our file servers for which users/groups have permission to specific folders this would essentially provide me the information I'm looking for. Do you know of a tool which would scan a server and report back which users/groups have access to each folder?
The tool you're looking for is called DumpSec from Somarsoft (http://www.somarsoft.com). It dumps the permissions (DACLs) and audit settings (SACLs) for the file system, registry, printers and shares in a concise, readable format so that holes in system security are readily apparent. DumpSec also dumps user, group and replication information. DumpSec is a must-have product for Windows NT systems administrators and computer security auditors.
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