NTFS Permissions Management
ADManager Plus has a dedicated section for NTFS permissions management, a very crucial user access management operation in an organization.
What's different about ADManager Plus's File Server Management?
The file server management section in ADManager Plus offers a GUI through which one can manage permissions on shares, folders, and files in the Active Directory environment. Such GUI-based NTFS permission management offers clarity, and most importantly, an operational efficiency, which makes even such painstaking job as file server permission management an breeze.
Furthermore, a set of prepackaged NTFS permissions reports offers a quick and clear picture of existing permissions, which makes it amply clear to the administrators how permissions should be modified or handled. The reports in this category are as follows:
(To check out the complete library of prepackaged Active Directory reports offered by ADManager Plus...)
The File Permissions Management Operations
ADManager Plus' NTFS File permissions management section operates swiftly in a GUI-controlled manner:
Modify NTFS permissions - to define action users can take on folders and files on the network and locally. ADManager Plus facilitates NTFS permissions management in just a few mouse clicks:
Revoke NTFS permissions - to revoke permissions users have on folders and files on the network and locally. Revoking permissions can be done in bulk and in 3 simple steps:
When permissions are disciplined and more accurate, there is more accountability for actions and less room for misuse or tampering data of any kind.
The Importance of Effective NTFS Permission Management:
NTFS permissions are solely important to manage security internally. NTFS permissions decide and define what actions users can perform on folders and files both locally and over the network. When compared to share permissions, NTFS permissions can be applied at more granular levels, hence the wise usage of these permissions can keep security threats at bay.
Unfortunately, assigning NTFS permissions might not be a one-time action; it poses a lot of challenges. From time to time NTFS permissions of a user might change. Say for example when an employee's role changes (maybe due to a promotion, or transfer, and so forth), there will be change in the groups he belongs to, the resources he will access and so on...
With ADManager Plus NTFS permissions manager one can discipline and organize the NTFS file permissions in bulk, hence making the environment more efficient and secure.
"We evaluated ADManager Plus along with several other Active Directory Management and Reporting software. After using it really made life easy for administrators. It is very understandable and fast to learn, I didn't even read the manual."
Bogdan Campeanu, Network Engineer