Updated: May 17, 2016 | | Tags: Active Directory, File and Storage Services, PowerShell, Script, Security
The script will look through the a selected Organization Unit and verify that all users have a Home Directory set, and that it has the appropriate NTFS permissions.
Previously all users had Full-permissions on their home folder, which led to the users resetting permissions and removing unwanted permissions (Backup or Admin accounts) to their “private” stuff.
Posted: May 28, 2014 | | Tags: File and Storage Services, GPO, Permissions, Security
A customer of ours had problems with an installation.
We started troubleshooting and noticed that the installation did not run in Elevated Mode, but wanted to put files in a folder which by default it does not grant regular users the ability to add or modify files.
Posted: November 15, 2013 | | Tags: File and Storage Services, Guide, Restore, Shadow Copy, Windows 7
By default, shadow copy will save a copy of your files once a day, or triggered into action such as when installing an update or new program.
This is all managed by the Windows Task Scheduler. By making some changes to the ‘System Restore’ schedule you can create more frequent backups of documents…
Updated: December 29, 2013 | | Tags: Active Directory, Code, File and Storage Services, PowerShell, Script, Security
Some administrators prefer to do everything manually, other automated. I have always preferred to have as much as possible automated or at least set up with a script so the action can easily be repeated without varying end results.
I have written a script which verifies that all users that should have a home folder has one, and that it has the appropriate permissions.
Posted: October 31, 2012 | | Tags: Code, File and Storage Services, PowerShell
The last few days I’ve been working with Powershell. The idea behind this function is to customize folders. In my case I needed to make sure that the file path does not contain spaces, yet show user friendly folder names to the end user.
Updated: November 9, 2016 | | Tags: File and Storage Services, Security, Server Roles, Windows Server 2012
Yesterday I migrated our main file server to Windows Server 2012.
Noticed that Access-based enumeration was not working, I couldnt find the setting to re-enable it, or any good information on the web as to where it had gone.