Learn how to enable and disable NTFS inheritance permissions.
- [Instructor] I introduced inherited permissions…in previous movies, let me go deeper…into this important security topic.…Inheritance makes it easier to create…permission settings that don't have to be repeated…for each and every sub-folder and file in a main folder.…All you need to do is create…an access control list for the parent folder,…and all the sub-folders and files…will inherit these permissions automatically.…That is, if inheritance is enabled,…as it is by default, by the way, in Windows 10,…and the Read and Execute option for the folder…is enabled here, in the Permissions Properties dialog,…as it is right here, notice.…
Now, to break the inheritance of a folder or a file,…you want to click the Disable Inheritance button…in the Advanced Security settings,…and you get to those Advance Security settings…by simply clicking on the Advanced button here…below your permissions for the users.…Notice that I've inherited these permissions…from the D drive, where I saved this folder,…and all you do to cut that off and turn off Inheritance…
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.
- Enabling disk write caching
- Creating spanned and striped volumes
- Configuring Storage Spaces
- Configuring OneDrive
- Enabling USB drives
- Clearing caches
- Fixing drives
- Troubleshooting OneDrive
- Encrypting files with EFS
- Encrypting volumes and drives with BitLocker
- Configuring share permissions
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Storage
2. Troubleshoot Storage Issues
3. Configure Encryption
4. Configure Share Permissions
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