How To Save File Permissions For Transfer

WMI eventsOne of the biggest pains when performing an entire file server migration or simply moving a few file shares around is permissions. File permissions have always been a black box to most IT admins. What seems like an easy task when setting basic permissions can soon turn into a nightmare when attempting to transfer them to another location. Visions of Security Descriptor Definition Language (SDDL) strings, propagation and inheritance values soon turn an admin’s day into a nightmare. Let’s try to prevent that as much as possible by building a small script that will at least make your day dealing with file system permissions a little bit better.


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Adam Bertram

Chief Automator at Adam the Automator, LLC
Adam Bertram is an independent consultant, technical writer, trainer and presenter. Adam specializes in consulting and evangelizing all things IT automation mainly focused around Windows PowerShell. Adam is a Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, 2015 PowerShell hero and has numerous Microsoft IT pro certifications. He authors IT pro course content for Pluralsight, is a regular contributor to numerous print and online publications and presents at various user groups and conferences.You can find Adam here on the blog or on Twitter at @adbertram.

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