I have a group of PCs that I want to apply NTFS security via secedit. I know the group name and individuals that I want to giver permissions to.

During testing I noticed that my INF file has the local SID of the user I was giving permission to. This SID will be different on other boxes so I can't see this working on them.

How do I get the INF file to give permissions to a user name or group on different local machines (no AD or workgroup)?

[Registry Values]
[File Security]

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Not really an answer, but an alternative concept... have you thought of using SetACL rather than secedit? I have used SetACL with success when deploying software where the current user needs access to a folder within %ProgramFiles%.

Just another thought.
Answered 02/17/2010 by: riversidekid
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Thanks for the suggestion.

Still looking for method to do this with standard windows technologies.
I could write a script or program to do this but want to do it like others would.

Other ideas?

Answered 02/17/2010 by: Stuntman
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