2-1: Work Effectively with the ACL Editor User Interfaces

Solution overview

Type of solution

Guidance and tips

Features and tools

The ACL editor user interfaces: the Properties dialog box on the Security tab, Advanced Security Settings dialog box, and Permission Entry dialog box

Solution summary

Ensure that you are fully up to speed on the nuances of ACL editor user interfaces.


Use ACL editor user interfaces more effectively.


Security permissions are implemented as access control entries (ACEs) in the DACL within the security descriptor (SD) of a securable resource. The SD also contains the system ACL (SACL), which stores auditing entries.

An important feature of the NTFS file system is that it supports SDs for files and folders. The ...

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