How to view Built-in Permissions Reports?

List of all permissions for folders (Inherited & Explicit)

This report lists the permissions (explicit and inherit) assigned to the users for a set of folders.

Click on button under Built-in Reports.

The Built-in Reports window with the list of reports will be displayed as shown below:
 
Step 1: Report Selection

Select the report to be generated. Only one report can be generated at a time.

 
Click Next to proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Configure server or shared folder-list:

To configure servers or shared folders, click Click here to add servers or shared folders link.
 


 

NTFS Security Auditor defaults to scanning all the sub-folders under a given shared folder. If you want to change the folder traversal and folder level options, click Edit… link available against each entry.
 


 
Click OK to proceed.

Folders that have identical permissions as the parent folder would show up with "Same as parent" in User Name and/or Security fields in the report. However, if you do not want folders with identical permissions as the parent folder reported, then select Do not display folders that have same permissions as the parent folder option. This option will not report folders with identical permissions as the parent folder.

Note: The "Do not display folders that have same permissions as the parent folder" option would be enabled by default.

 

If you want to exclude specific accounts from reporting, select Exclude Accounts option. Click Accounts... button to launch Exclude Accounts window, as shown below:
 


 

Select the accounts for which you want to exclude and click OK.
 

Click Finish to generate the selected report.
After the data collection process is complete, the report would be generated in a report window as shown below: