Managing permissions with PowerShell is only a bit easier than in VBS or the command line as there are no cmdlets for most day-to-day tasks like getting a permission report or adding permission to an item. PowerShell only offers Get-Acl and Set-Acl but everything in between getting and setting the ACL is missing. This module closes the gap.
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Summary

Managing permissions with PowerShell is only a bit easier than in VBS or the command line as there are no cmdlets for most day-to-day tasks like getting a permission report or adding permission to an item. PowerShell only offers Get-Acl and Set-Acl but everything in between getting and setting the ACL is missing. This module closes the gap.

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Installation

You have two options:

  1. Download the latest release from the releases section.
  2. Download the module from the PowerShell Gallery: Install-Module -Name NTFSSecurity

Further help can be found in How to install if you face difficulties getting this module installed.

Documentation

The cmdlets are yet not documented completely so Get-Help will not show help for all the cmdlets. Providing documentation is planned tough.

Additional documentation is available: