Tool FolderSecurityViewer Version 1.7.0 available

[German]Just a short note: The Folder Security Viewer is a viewer and reporter for NTFS permissions in domains and Active Directory environments. Tools Folder Security Viewer is now available in version 1.7.0.


FolderSecurityViewer (FSV) is an easy-to-use NTFS permissions reporter to get all effective security owners of your data in Active Directory and domain controller environments.

Folder Security Viewer

The tool has been created since a while by G-TAC Software. Now Version 1.7.0 is available. This version provides now the following reports:

  • Permissions Report (former Trustee Report)
  • Folder Report
  • Owner Report

Permissions Report offers the ability to store and re-load reports within a local data base or on a central MS-SQL server. Within a local data base (located in %APPDATA%, values may be encrypted. Stored reports may be reloaded, deleted, and it's possible to add descriptions to reports.

Folder Report delivers all information about the content of a folder and it's sub-folders. It returns all sub-folders, their owners, the size of folders (including sub-folders), the number of files etc.


Owner Report contains the owner of folders – it's possible to select a folder and select a user within AD Users & Groups. The report enlists all folders, a selected user is the owner.

It's possible to view all reports within a central tab, or it's possible to list all reports to a given folder. Stores reports may be compared against each other and the consolidated result may be exported. Version 1.7.0 offers also context menu entries to open folders from Folder Security Viewer (FSV) within Windows Explorer or view folder properties. The path may be copied into clipboard and it's possible, to open a command line window from context menu. Updates may be loaded within FSV, and exports now are able as XLS, CSV or HTML files. The tool site of FolderSecurityViewer contains further details and also the ability to load a free trial. Guess this tool may be helpful for admins in AD domains.

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