Tag: windows server

October 6, 2016

Use nested traversal groups to allow access to ABE-enabled grandchild folders.

Say you have the following structure: \\DOMAIN\DFS\Folder1\ <– UserA can access this folder. \\DOMAIN\DFS\Folder1\Folder2 <– UserA has no privileges on this folder. \\DOMAIN\DFS\Folder1\Folder2\Folder3 <– UserA has modify access to this folder, subfolders and files. \\DOMAIN\DFS\Folder1\Folder2\Folder4 <– UserA has no privileges on this folder. With ABE, the UserA will not see Folder2 even though Folder3 is something they do have access to. So permissions are added […]

March 2, 2016

Setting up secure Home Folders without touching AD.

In preparing for a new file server schema, I’ve been playing with home folders and quotas. I wanted to come up with a “home folder” solution that met a couple needs: Worked well with Windows 7 through 10 Did not involve the client support team having to set the home folder in each user’s AD profile Did not rely on folder redirection or roaming profiles Set-and-forget […]