Anyone who's done any work with Windows NT or Windows 2000 will quickly realize that while setting security is easy, setting security correctly is not. Enter a trio of utilities from ScriptLogic: Security Explorer, Secure Copy, and Enterprise Security Reporter.
One of the first things that came to mind when I used the first two utilities was: Why didn't Microsoft think to include tools like these in NT and Win2K? The ScriptLogic tools are now part of my NT and Win2K network administration tool kits. Let's take individual looks at these three utilities:
If you've taken any of the NT MCSE exams, you remember having to learn what happens to ACL permissions when an object is moved within the same partition, moved to a different partition, copied within the same partition, or copied to a different partition.
You may even remember that the only times ACL permissions are retained are when you move the objects within the same partition. Honestly, how many times did you want the permissions reset to the destination folder's permissions? Many administrators spend hours configuring their systems with the right ACL permissions only to be put in a situation where the work needs to be repeated when the files and folders are moved.
Secure Copy, though, solves this problem.
Read the Full Review of SecureCopy from MCP Magazine