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How to check effective permissions on a file ?

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How to check effective permissions on a file ?

The following are steps to view the effective permissions on a file or folder including network shares:

Note: The example below is for a qvw file. However, the file or Folder (including network shares) being verified can be for any Qlik Products (e.g: .qvw, .qvf, .tshared, .qvd, .xlsx, etc) for which permissions at the User or Service level needs to be confirmed.

Environment:
  • Qlik Products


1- Right-clic on the file and select Properties


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2- Navigate to Security tab


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3- On Windows 2008, select the Effective Permissions tab


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4- Click on Select and choose your user


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5- Windows display now the Effective Permission for this user on this file.


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6- On Windows 2012, click on Select a user, and choose the user


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7- Windows displays now the Effective Permissions for this user on this file.


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NOTE: If you're checking Effective Permissions for a UNC path, it's best to check on the machine hosting the actual file

 

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‎2020-08-24 07:16 AM
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