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I am having an issue with home folder moves between servers. When I move a folder between servers, using Adaxes, the user permissions are lost. I know that this is expected behavior when you move a folder between servers. However, is there an automated way to re-assign the user permissions so they can access their home folder again :?:

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It is expected behavior not only when you move home folders between servers, but also when you move a home folder from one share to another within the same server. As a workaround, we can suggest adding one more action to your Business Rule that moves home folders. The action will automatically grant Full Access permissions to a user for his/her home folder after the folder move.

For information on how to add an action to a Business Rule, see steps 5 and 6 of the following help article: http://www.adaxes.com/help/?ManageBusin ... tions.html. You'll need to:

  1. Add the Run a program or PowerShell script action.

  2. Paste the following script in the Script field:

     # Get home directory folder
         $homeFolder = $Context.TargetObject.Get("homeDirectory")
         $Context.LogMessage("The user does not have a home directory.", "Warning") # TODO: modify me
     # Get the user's SID
     $userSidBinary = $Context.TargetObject.Get("objectSid")
     $userSid = New-Object System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier($userSidBinary, 0)
     # Grant Full Access to the user for the home folder
     $homeFolderACL = Get-Acl $homeFolder
     $acl = New-Object System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule($userSid,"FullControl","ContainerInherit,ObjectInherit","None","Allow")
     Set-Acl -path $homeFolder $homeFolderACL
  3. Enter a short description for the script and click OK.

  4. Save the Business Rule.


I ran a few test user directory move operations, and that seemed to fix the issue. Thanks!

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