How to Compare ACLs of a folder with exported ACL data of another folder?

This Compare ACLs features allows you to find differences between a past snapshot of ACLs and the current ACLs of a shared folder. This option will map and compare only those named sub-folders that are common to the selected shared folder and the exported shared folder report.


Click on button

The Compare ACLs window will be displayed as shown below:
Step 1: Select an option to compare ACLs

Click Next to proceed to the Next step.


Step 2: Select shared folder and exported file.The exported file must be from any one of the built-in permissions reports.
   


Click to select the shared folder and exported file using browse button.
Note: You may select an exported file of any one of the built-in permissions reports below:
  • List of permissions for folders.
  • List of permissions for specific users and groups on folders.
  • List of permissions for files.
  • List of permissions for specific users and groups on files.

  • Include sub-folders: This option will map and compare ACLs only those named sub-folders that are common to the selected shared folder and the exported shared folder report.
  • Exclude inherited permissions: This option will exclude inherited permissions from the selected shared folder and exported shared folder report.
  • Use Set sub-folder levels to set the levels of sub-folder(s) to read ACLs from.


  • Compare upto N level(s) of sub-folder(s) in the shared folders : This option will take selected shared folder of sub-folders which are upto the specified  traversal level and compare ACLs only those named sub-folders that are common to the selected shared folder and exported shared folder report.
  • Compare only Nth level of sub-folder(s) in the shared folders :This option will take selected shared folder of sub-folders which are in the specified folder level only and compare ACLs only those named sub-folders that are common to the selected shared folder and exported shared folder report.
  • Compare folders after N level(s) of sub-folder(s) in the shared folders :This option will take selected shared folder of sub-folders which are after the nth folder level and compare ACLs only those name sub-folders that are common to the selected shared folder and exported shared folder report.
  • Compare only leaf nodes in the shared folders :This option will take selected shared folder of last child (leaf) nodes of sub-folders and compare ACLs only those name sub-folders that are common to the selected shared folder and exported shared folder report.
Click Finish to generate compare ACLs report.