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[Powershell] NTFS Permissions


Got3n    39

So im looking to do a recursive search from the C: root and drill down and get all the NTFS permissions of said folders. get-childitem allows me to do this along with get-acl but the output isn't exactly what i want. I'm pretty new to Powershell so I know I dont know alot, can i get some help, here is what I have.

If I do this I get the data I want

get-childitem 'c:\Program Files' -recurse -exclude *.* | get-acl | fl


Path   : Microsoft.PowerShell.Core\FileSystem::C:\Program Files\WinRAR
Owner  : BUILTIN\Administrators
Group  : ECHRISTUS\Domain Users
Access : NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller Allow  FullControl
         NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller Allow  268435456
         NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM Allow  FullControl
         NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM Allow  268435456
         BUILTIN\Administrators Allow  FullControl
         BUILTIN\Administrators Allow  268435456
         BUILTIN\Users Allow  ReadAndExecute, Synchronize
         BUILTIN\Users Allow  -1610612736
         CREATOR OWNER Allow  268435456

I want to only show Path, Owner, and Access. I show only certain data i get a different output.

Here is hte command i used to show only the data I want.

get-childitem 'c:\Program Files' -recurse -exclude *.* | get-acl | fl -property Path,Owner,Access


Path   : Microsoft.PowerShell.Core\FileSystem::C:\Program Files\Windows XP Mode\Tutorial\Images
Access : {System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule, System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule, System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule, System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule...}

As you can see the access no longer looks like it did in the one before.

Here is another one, this one i remove get-childitem and use just get acl to get the data I want.


$acl = get-acl 'c:\Program Files'
$acl.access | select IdentityReference,FileSystemRights


IdentityReference                                                                                                                                                                                                 FileSystemRights
-----------------                                                                                                                                                                                                 ----------------
CREATOR OWNER                                                                                                                                                                                                            268435456
NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM                                                                                                                                                                                                      268435456
NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM                                                                                                                                                                                            Modify, Synchronize
BUILTIN\Administrators                                                                                                                                                                                                   268435456
BUILTIN\Administrators                                                                                                                                                                                         Modify, Synchronize
BUILTIN\Users                                                                                                                                                                                                          -1610612736
BUILTIN\Users                                                                                                                                                                                          ReadAndExecute, Synchronize
NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller                                                                                                                                                                                              268435456
NT SERVICE\TrustedInstaller                                                                                                                                                                                            FullControl

What I'm looking for is the output from $acl.access but with the ability to do a recursive search from a top folder, any of you powershell people out there care to give me a hand? Your help would be appreciated.

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Got3n    39

NVM I seem to have figured it out on my own.

get-childitem c:\dirl -recurse -exclude *.* | get-acl | select-object path,IdentityReference,accesstostring | fl >c:\test.txt

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