I have a folder with special permissions for an user inherited from the "primary object", but the primary object isn't the normal hierarchical folder. How can I know which is the primary object for these permissions?


\Folder A (no special permissions for user Test)
    \Folder B (inherited special permissions for user Test)

So, inherited from where?

Thanks very much!

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    Are you talking about a disk folder or an AD folder? And if it's the latter, is it a folder or an OU? – Massimo Jun 24 '11 at 13:36
  • Sorry the confussion, are disk folders – Santiago Jun 24 '11 at 13:40
  • Please change the title then (to something including the word "NTFS"), as "Active Directory" contains folders too, so this is quite misleading. – Massimo Jun 24 '11 at 13:43
  • The inheritance issue? Were these files moved? – Shane Madden Jun 24 '11 at 14:40
  • Disc folders on a local disc or on a network drive? – Robert Jun 24 '11 at 15:15

If you right click on Folder B and select the Security tab, then the Advanced button the Permissions tab displays a grid of permissions with an Inherited From column that should have the answer to your question.

  • It says "primary object", but I don't know wich is it. – Santiago Jun 24 '11 at 14:15

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