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autoit to create folders and change security

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Biggs

I am very new at Autoit. I have need of a solution to add or create a folder in a given directory and then add a specific user to the security setting and set the settings to allow that user to modify the contents of the folder.

Say the location is h:/users/

I want to create the folder newuser. I use DirCreate("h:/users/newuser") to create the directory

what i am having trouble with is then setting the security.

i want to add the user, say newuser, to the permissions list and grant modify to the user.

Can I do this with autoit?

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hannes08

Hello Biggs,

you can assign rights to files and folders by autmating icacls.exe (Vista, 7, 2008) or xcacls.vbs (2000, XP, 2003).

There are lots of examples around. E.g. for 2008:

icacls.exe "H:\Users\theuser" /grant theuser:(OI)(CI)(M)

Edit: Typos

Edited by hannes08

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