Having a lot of empty folders on your file shares makes navigation harder for users and complicates provisioning and auditing processes. Learn how to find empty folders so you can clean up your file shares.
Learn how to search for files owned by a certain user on your file server.
Locate duplicate documents on your file servers to free up storage space and control the spread of sensitive information.
Struggling to find a critical file that was misplaced? Learn an easy way to find lost documents on Windows file servers using PowerShell or Netwrix Auditor.
Learn how to count the number of files in a folder with PowerShell and how to automate this process with Netwrix Auditor. The PowerShell script on this page shows you how many files are stored in a specific directory.
Learn how to create a PowerShell script to manually monitor a folder for new and updated files, and see how you can streamline the process with Netwrix Auditor.
Learn how to create and use PowerShell script to get ACL for a folder and export report on share permissions.
Learn how to get an NTFS permissions report in a few simple steps to ensure your files are secured properly.
Export NTFS permissions to stay on top of who has what folder security permissions in your organization and how that access was granted
Enable file server permission change audit across your Windows servers to track changes to file, folder and share permissions.
This how-to shows two ways of detecting who has access to what data on Windows file server.
Constant monitoring of file and folder deletions is necessary to prevent business disruptions and data loss through quick restoration of data.
Continuous review of attempts to modify sensitive files helps you quickly spot suspicious activity to prevent a possible threat before a breach occurs.
Keeping an eye on who reads files on file servers enables IT pros to control access to sensitive data and minimize the risk of information security attacks.
Regular review of permissions helps IT administrators optimize access control and lock down overexposed data to minimize the risk of a security breach.
Regular review of permissions helps IT administrators optimize access control and lock down overexposed data.
Every change of a file owner should be tracked by IT admins to secure sensitive data against leaks and unauthorized access and modifications.
IT pros need to timely detect suspicious file changes to quickly get actionable details for security investigations and spot malicious activity at early stages.