Features of our NTFS Permissions Reporter

Permissions Report

Analyze Security Settings

Analyze NTFS permissions
of a Windows folder or share.

List Users and Groups

See all effective NTFS permissions a user has for a folder and why (group membership or direct assignment).

Compare Folders

Find differences in permissions between the current folder and its lower folder hierarchy.

Document all Trustees

Examine the domain groups and their nested groups to get all effective NTFS permissions owner.

Active Directory User

Configure all wanted properties
of an Active Directory user.

Exclude any Security Group

No need to get the names of known accounts.
Just exclude unwanted groups.

Translate Access Control Entries

No need to read the pure ACEs. Most of them are already translated for you.

Exclude Built-In Groups

All built-in groups of an domain are already preloaded in the configuration.

View ACL

Want pure NTFS permissions? Just enable the ACL view to examine all Access Control Entries.

Save and Load Reports

Save any report to load it again at a
later time for deeper analysis.
(Available for Company and Enterprise Edition)

External Database

Configure an external database
(MS SQL Server) to share saved reports
with other users.
(Available for Company and Enterprise Edition)

Report Comparer

Compare any saved report
and show the differences.
(Available for Company and Enterprise Edition)
Folder Report

Analyze Folders

List all sub-folders with owner, size and file count.

Configure Report

Configure what informations you need for your report.
Owner Report

Analyze Owners

List all folders with a specific owner set.

Active Directory

Use our Active Directory Browser to select a user.
General Features

Export Report

Generate a NTFS Permissions Report including
their originating Active Directory group and export it to Excel, CSV or HTML.

Long Path Names?

Heard about the .NET limitation of paths longer than 260 characters? We got you covered!


Enable logging to get a detailed
overview of all internal processes.

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FolderSecurityViewer is an NTFS Permissions Reporter that helps you to analyze your Windows Folders or Shares and report all NTFS permissions owner. This gives you visibility into the effective permissions and access rights for your data.

To easily see what effective NTFS permissions a specific user has and why - rights assignment made for a group or direct assignment.

Verifying user permissions for specific folders can be done in a short time. There is no need to hassle with any nested Active Directory security groups or time-consuming manual research for all the Active Directory groups to find the rights assignment of a specific folder.

Beside the Permissions Report we also offer a Folder Report to list folders in a flat view with file count, size and owner.

Also we offer a Owner Report to list all folders where a specific user is set as an owner. Use our Active Directory Browser to select a user in any domain in your forest.