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Questions tagged [ntfs]

NTFS is the primary file system of all modern versions of Windows.

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Calculate folder size without counting links

I need to calculate the size of "real" files created under a folder (and its sub-folders) on an NTFS drive, where "real" is all files that are not present because of hard/soft-links, junctions etc. ...
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Using a user scoped GPO to create a folder and set permissions

Using user scoped group policy preferences, we are creating a home folder for new users on the server. This home folder inherits "CREATOR OWNER" permissions from the root home share. Now, we want to ...
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What are the requirements of ROBOCOPY /SEC?

I just noticed some strange behavior using ROBOCOPY /SEC that I can't explain... We require a {TEMPLATE} folder holding +50 subfolders with custom access rights to be copied for each new project. For ...
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How to setup IIS on Failover Cluster with Shared Data

I'm trying to setup a highly available IIS for public facing websites, and I'm having a hard time finding information on the best and most secure method of setting up the permissions, correctly ...
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How do I properly order NTFS ACL using icacls?

I have a directory structure 4 subdirectories deep: [Department] -> [Job #] -> [Docs] -> [EMail] At the [Docs] level I have 4 groups inherited from root and one group (st_JobDocs) explicit. All ...
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File Share Issue

My company is experiencing a number of odd behaviors with our file server (Windows 2008 R2). One issue I'm running into is with permissions, specifically permissions for the user group:Domain Admins (...
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Large-ish shared file directory very slow to open files

I have network share that contains several folders. One of those folders contains somewhere around 70,000 files, most of which are fairly small (less than 10kb) files, though some are significantly ...
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File Share in Windows Domain

How do you assign a single user (or a couple users) to a shared subfolder but restrict it for others? My company and I are running into an issue with how our current file share environment was setup ...
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Compound Permissions on windows 2012R2 using Kerberos Armoring

I am trying to setup NTFS Compound Permissions to limit access from certian devices using Kerberos Armoring. As far as I can tell it should be very easy you just set 2 GPO settings. One for the server ...
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Migrating mounted ntfs folders to another installation

I'm using server 2012 r2 + drivepool + jbod 4u60, the drives are mounted to 20ish ntfs mount folders, and now i want to migrate to another machine with better specs. The idea is just to swap the sas ...
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Windows file permissions - Admin permissions don't seem to work as expected / access denied

I have just inherited a server and I have an issue accessing some folders. I usually get this solved "in the end", usually by forcing a takeown command and then starting from scratch - but, it's ...
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Can't mount ntfs drive anymore ($VOLUME_INFORMATION attribute not found in $Volume)

I have a external hard drive with ntfs partition and it isn't accessible or mountable anymore. Last thing I did was a rsync copy to that usb drive. I still can see the ntfs partition with gnome-disks ...
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Exact ACL permissions to this same data but for different group

I am preparing data migration from trusted domain to trustee domain. Data will be copy but no users or groups are to be migrated so I can't rely on SID history. Permissions need to be "translated". ...
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Why does Windows process all NTFS child objects when changing a parent’s ACL?

Why does Windows process all NTFS child objects when changing a parent’s ACL? I would expect this behavior if I had checked the “Replace all child object permissions...” box, but even when that box ...
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Restrict modify / delete for “not my” files / folders on an NTFS share

This question is, perhaps, slightly similar to this question, but the actual plan is different. My goal is to create a "temp" share where people can off-load their data (for example, when they are ...
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NTFS vhdx On REFS Mirrored Storage Spaces

I've been trying to figure this out now for sometime, but haven't found an answer. I have a Server 2016 VM running on HyperV Server 2016. It has a file storage VHDX formatted as NTFS that is ...
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Unable to mount cloned partition via ddrescue

I have a problem with mounting the cloned partition. To clone it, I used as root: ddrescue -f -n /dev/sda3 ./sda3_rescue.img ./rescue.log The partition which I cloned, was a broken NTFS partition. ...
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What are $Extend\$Deleted file system entries and how do I get rid of them?

I'd like to shrink an NTFS data partition on one of my servers. Unfortunately, it has an "unmovable file" located at an inconvenient position. Here is the relevant event log entry: A volume shrink ...
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VHDX drive space being consumed

I have a host running Server 2012 R2, and a file server VM also running 2012 R2. The VM has 3 drives, OS.vhdx, file-1.vhdx and file2.vhdx. Dedupe is running inside the VM on file-1.vhdx and file2....
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qemu-nbd mount windows parition

I'm currently trying to mount NTFS partition from a qcow2 image on Debian9. I tried with linguestfs and qemu-nbd, that's not working libguestfs but using qemu-nbd i can mount the qcow2 image on /dev/...
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Windows 10 - What is causing User Profile Service service failed the logon error?

Domain environment My environment is seeing a spike in an issue where users cannot log into their profiles, while being met with error: "The User Profile service failed the logon. User profile cannot ...
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File system, that handles over 2 million files

I'm going to store files in one folder in my server. The amount of files will exceed 2 million. Each file size will have range between 5MB - 100MB. What kind of file system can handle well that ...
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NAS : Share vs. NTFS Perms

Dear Data Storage Experts, Background : For any Windows CIFS NAS share, there are Share/Storage Level Perms and Windows/NTFS Level Perms and most companies/people like to have 'Everyone/Full ...
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How to mount an NTFS drive on a Linux VM on Google Compute Engine

Some of my data is on a drive that a Windows VM used, but I'd rather continue my work under a flavor of Linux. What is the foolproof way to mount this drive if it was formatted with an NTFS file ...
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Is there a mapping of USB Flash Drives to Fat32 / NTFS / Ex-Fat?

I am helping with documentation for a hardware product that is compatible with Fat32 Formatted USB sticks. Instead of saying "Fat32" and confusing users who may not be tech-savvy, we'd like to provide ...
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Users bypassing network share permissions rules by creating folders

My organization has several network shares, and permissions to all folders are strictly through security groups. Users are not to be added individually to folders. Despite this, we come across folders ...
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Windows Share Migration

So I was tasked (noob here) with migrating a server 2008r2 shares to a new server 2012. However, upon completing the directory copy, some users where getting access denied messages or would only be ...
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NTFS - writing small files performance variations

I have some test code that generates a list of 5000 small blocks of data (min. size: 351 bytes, max size: 386 bytes, average size: 385 bytes) and then writes them as separate files to a directory - ...
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ntfs-3g Ignore case

I am mounting an ntfs filesystem on a Linux box using the fuse filesystem driver ntfs-3g. I am then doing some operations on the filesystem (git clone to be precise) unmounting and attaching the ...
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What can cause a local administrator account to be unable to access a local folder, even when using special privileges that bypass NTFS security?

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server where local administrator accounts (or at least one particular one) cannot access the "System Volume Information" folder. This works for the same account with the same ...
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NTFS permissions headache

I have an administration account which is a member of the Domain Admins group. This group has Full Control to the root of a drive on a file server, however, when I log into the server with my admin ...
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Install SCM software, accessible on the same PC all the time between Ubuntu and Windows? [closed]

My PC is dual boot, Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10. What would be the best approach to install SCM(Source Code Management) software but being able to use it(access it) all the time, from Windows and ...
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Windows / NTFS - is it possible to measure completion time of file operations?

I'm looking for possibility of measuring how much time it takes to finish file operation issued to NTFS driver (open file close file delete file, write, read etc) and to be able to log it. I can't ...
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Error 0x8007045D when trying to copy a file

I have a Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 machine and I'm trying to copy a file that is 4.00GB on an NTFS drive and am getting the following error: Error 0x8007045D: The request could be performed ...
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Share permission odd behavior

I have a odd permission issue since I switched to Server 2016. Had no issue with the same share permissions under 2012 R2. Share is always set to Everyone FC and I always manage the permissions with ...
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Mac does not respect Windows Share Folder NTFS permissions

Mac station mounts Windows Network Share using "MAC" user credentials: NTFS permissions set to MAC user are these: Share Permission of VMAX CLIPS are: Everyone > Control Total. In this case only ...
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Cannot save Office files on shared network drive without delete permission

I have a group that ALL employees are assigned to. I have the CREATOR user set the same way. They have all the RW permissions but no delete. Everything works as expected, however, Office related ...
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comparing ntfs disk images

I have two copies of an ntfs partition on a linux server (old backups). If I mount them as loop device, and compare the content file by file, there is no difference between them. But comparing these ...
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Boot partition but not Active Partition [closed]

I bought a computer that runs Windows 7. The HDD contains three Partitions: C, D and a System Reserved partition without a drive letter. As default, the C:\ drive is the boot directory that contains ...
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How to give “Network Service” permissions on another non-domain computer?

I have PostgreSQL running on a Win10 Pro box (called DBServer) on my local network. I need to allow it to read files on my Dev computer (also Win10 Pro) on the same network so it can import files. ...
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Assign NTFS permission using Powershell via CSV

I have a CSV file as below Foldername---------- Securitygroup Folder1---------- SG_Folder1-Access Folder2---------- SG_Folder2-Access I need to assign permissions like below, ...
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NTFS partition header shifted by 4 bytes?

I have one large NTFS partition on an external disk which "doesn't work" any more and I'm trying to recover data from it. When I try to use it (using GNU/Linux) I'm told the partition doesn't contain ...
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How to add explicit NTFS permissions without disabling inheritance on child folders

I have a scenario with lot of child folders and some of them needs to have explicit NTFS permissions without disabling inherited NTFS permissions. Looks something like below root (contains NTFS ...
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Powershell - checking if a file is a Linux symbolic link

I'm migrating a NetApp NTFS based filesystem. It is mounted on both Windows and Linux boxes. My validation script in Powershell is walking the file system and doing various checks that the source and ...
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NTFS permissions: allow delete or replace, while denying update on a file

Is it possible to restrict a user where they are unable to edit or update a file, while allowing them the ability to overwrite the entire file or delete the file to replace it with an updated file? ...
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On deduped volumes, how can I determine space used in a folder with Measure-DedupFileMetadata

I'm trying to understand how Measure-DedupFileMetadata works so I can recursively go through some folders to report on how much space is actually used. I don't know how to interpret the output. If I ...
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NTFS Access Control Entries difference between icacls output and GUI

When I add/edit NTFS permissions for a user/group from command line via icacls application, i get multiple ACE entries in the list for the same thing, while from the GUI every ACE (since they are all ...
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NTFS partition crashes chkdsk

Unfortunately I had a couple of hard resets on a machine and it seems to have damaged an NTFS partition. O/S is Windows 2012R2. C:\Users\Administrator>chkdsk d: The type of the file system is ...
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Removing a recursive folder that's not recursive in windows fails with “Source Path Too Long”

I seem to have managed to get an Application Data folder recurse into itself somehow, doesn't look recursive but somehow still is and now I find myself unable to remove that folder. The folder itself ...
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NTFS Compression with Deduplication?

I have installed the Data Deduplication role on Windows Server 2016. Per Microsoft, it's using NTFS compression to help save space: Data deduplication stores more data in less physical space. It ...