2-10: Avoid the ACL Inheritance Propagation Danger of File and Folder Movement
Type of solution
Features and tools
Never use Windows Explorer to move files or folders between two locations in the same namespace with different permissions. Instead, use Robocopy or an alternative.
Correct application of permissions
This solution addresses what many (including all of my customers) consider to be a bug or design flaw in the security of files on Windows systems. Microsoft has documented the problem as the result of a known feature of the NTFS file system, but it has changed it nonetheless in Windows Server 2008. Whether you call it a "feature" or a "bug," you must educate your administrators ...