During a file migration from Novell to Windows my customer noticed some users had rights in the target system that they shouldn’t have or didn’t have in source. To make the issue more worrying, the rights being randomly assigned in target were “Full Control”.
We’re moving the data with Quest NDS-M, and then we have a custom script that fixes up the visibility so that the target system behaves more like Novell than NTFS and retains the same view of the data that the users had before.
I needed to find out where the issue was being introduced, on the target file system, via Quest, or with the rights rollup. Continue reading