How to use FolderSecurityViewer

Home Screen

What Report do you Need?

  • The Home Screen offers a convenient way to generate any kind of report.
  • You can also view any saved Permissions Report or User Permissions Report.
  • You can either start the Folder Browser or the AD Browser right off from this screen.
  • You can further manage your Templates, a quick way for users to generate any kind of report by just clicking a predefined configuration.

Direct Access to a Folder

You can start the Folder Browser directly from the Home Screen.

The Folder Browser allows you to either walk through any mapped drive of your machine,

or entering any UNC path of a remote machine to walk trough the folders.

From the context menu of any folder you’ll have a couple of options:

  • Generate a Permissions Report.
  • Generate a Folder Report.
  • Show all saved Permissions Reports of this folder.
  • Show the properties of this folder by native Windows’ Explorer.
  • Opens Windows Explorer.
  • Open Command Line Interface
  • Copies the path to clipboard.

Direct Access to Active Directory

  • You can start the AD Browser directly from the Home Screen.
  • The AD Browser allows you to walk through your OU structure.
  • The entries are already filtered to User and Group objects.
  • For Group objects you can use the context menu to view the members of this group.
  • Click on Show Group Members to see all group members.
  • Any entry of type Group can be double-clicked to view its members.
  • Using the arrow at top right corner brings you back to members list of previous group.