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Windows by Marco Shaw, Pete Handley, Tyson Kopczynski

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Chapter 9 PowerShell and Permissions

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Windows permissions can be complex and simple depending on what is needed because, at its core, the security model around Windows permissions was created to be as flexible as possible. For example, you can set permissions for files, directories, registry keys, processes and threads, services, printers, network shares, directory objects, named and anonymous pipes, and kernel objects. However, when combined with its flexibility and core concepts such as ACLs, ACEs, DACLs, SACLs, SIDs, and inheritance, trying to manage Windows permissions using scripting can be a daunting challenge.

In this chapter, the primary goal is ...

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