Too Many Permissions Stripped In 1.7.35?

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Feb 26 21:34:00 GMT 2015

On Feb 26 15:51, Bryan Berns wrote:
> > That's not really a goal.  The SYSTEM permissions are kind of useless
> > anyway, given that SYSTEM has permissions to read and write all files
> > anyway.  I don't see that a rule to add SYSTEM permissions to all files
> > accomplishes anything which isn't already available anyway.
> I don't think this is true; see below when running as the system account:
> V:\>echo %USERNAME%
> V:\>icacls V:\Test
> V:\Test DOMAIN\Administrator:(OI)(CI)(F)
> Successfully processed 1 files; Failed processing 0 files
> V:\>cd V:\Test
> Access is denied.
> V:\>

You just have to enable the SeBackupName and SeRestoreName privs.
Try in Cygwin.  It does that automatically.

For cases where you need to stick to the Windows ACLs, use noacl


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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Red Hat
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