Fix NTFS Permissions with PowerShell
Do your users have Home Drives or other folders that require special permissions? Has the permission structure on your users' Home Drives ever gotten so out of control that cleaning it up with be an absolute nightmare? Or maybe your organization uses a cloud service such as OneDrive for Business, Google Drive, or something similar that takes care of permissions for you. If your organization hasn't moved to cloud yet, this article is for you. Today we'll discuss how to fix the permission structure of your user's Home Drives in less than a half hour using PowerShell.
On-boarding new employees can be one of the most repetitive tasks that IT personnel have to do. Think about it; there are so many steps and variables that it’s easy to miss steps. A checklist can help ensure steps aren't missed, but I find that using pre-written PowerShell scripts will deliver the same consistent results every time. Here are some of the steps we will be scripting in this article:
Terminating other employees isn't fun for anyone. First is there is a personal aspect if you know the person that is being terminated. Next there are a lot of steps involved. The termination process must be done carefully, according to procedure, and there often has to be a trail that is able to be audited for legal and compliance reasons. Let's automate it!
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