Security Administration Tool – (Open Source) SetACL

Posted by Albert Gareev on Apr 20, 2010 | Categories: LinksTools

If on your project you are not restricted to using Microsoft only toolkit in your system administration, testing, or automation work, you may want to try SetACL as an alternative to CACLS. It has some more advanced features, especially when it comes to setting allowance of inheritable permissions.

Area of use Security Configuration Assessment and Management, from command line and batch files
Platform (OS) Windows
Vendor Open Source
Author Helge Klein
Price Free
Usability (1-5, 5 – Best) 5


1. How Permissions Work

2. Access Control Lists

3. Mandatory access control

4. Discretionary access control

  • 3 responses to "Security Administration Tool – (Open Source) SetACL"

  • Ginger
    7th October 2013 at 22:02

    I wonder whether I can use SetACL to take ownership of folder which I don;t ha permissions at all.

    Let me know.

    The tool is sort of similar as powershell.

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