Windows Thread, mass setting owner on home directories in Technical; Hi All,
After having moved all our home drives onto a new server I now need to set the owners, ...
3rd January 2009, 09:43 PM #1
mass setting owner on home directories
After having moved all our home drives onto a new server I now need to set the owners, as we use quotas. NTFS permissions have been preserved it's just the owner.
I have found the following code to run in a batch file:
for /d %%i in (*) do subinacl /errorlog=subinacl.err /subdirectories %%i\*.* /setowner=DOMAIN\%%i
Home directories have the same name as the username
However it is not actually setting anything - subinacl shows 0 for processed and no errors :/
Am I missing something? I've also tried setowner without the domain just in case.
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3rd January 2009, 09:57 PM #2
3 Thanks to Ric_:
Fivetwelve (10th September 2009), IKWeb (29th July 2011), Oops_my_bad (3rd January 2009)
3rd January 2009, 10:12 PM #3
Thanks.. worked a treat
31st March 2010, 04:57 PM #4
I think I am not having much luck with this thing.. I got the script running fine, I had to click okay several times per home area.. im guessing down to windows security
All it does is set the domain admin and nothing more - folders are named as usernames as well.
31st March 2010, 06:59 PM #5
I'm gonna ask the obvious question...
Did you change the bit that says "BAINS" into whatever your domain is called ?
31st March 2010, 07:13 PM #6
can you not just change the path in ad on bulk and then it should give every1 the correct permissions anyway. I have a script on the machine at work if you pm tomorrow i will send it across
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