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Applies to
SecureAuth IdP
Introduction

This document describes how to use the Reset File Permissions and Shares Tool.

Discussion or Process
What is the Reset File Permissions and Shares Tool?

This tool resolves common permissions issues with the D:\SecureAuth directory and creates the shares necessary for file sync operations.

 

Disclaimer

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND SECUREAUTH CORPORATION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL SECUREAUTH CORPORATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHAT SO EVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

 

System Requirements

The Reset File Permissions and Shares Tool requires a SecureAuth IdP Appliance on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, or 2012 R2, running SecureAuth IdP version 6.0.0 or greater.

 

Installation

To install the SecureAuth Backup Tool, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Download the Reset File Permissions and Shares Tool and copy the archive to your SecureAuth IdP Appliance.
  2. Extract the archive to D:\MFCApp_BIN\Extras.
  3. Once extracted you can find the tool at D:\MFCApp_BIN\Extras\Reset-File-Perms.bat

 

Using the Reset File Permissions and Shares Tool

1) Navigate to D:\MFCApp_BIN\Extras and run the file Reset-File-Perms.bat as administrator.

2) You will now be presented with the splash screen. When you are ready press any key to continue.

3) You will now be presented with the legal disclaimer, please read this verbiage carefully. If you agree with the legal terms press any key to continue, if you disagree please close the window.

4) You will now be presented with a warning, please read this verbiage carefully. Press any key to continue to continue if you understand the warning.

5) In the create network shares step the tool will ensure that all of the shares necessary for the Filesync service to function are created.

5) In this step the tool will set the correct privileges and inheritance on the D:\SecureAuth directory and child folders.

6) Now the tool will ensure the privileges are correctly set for the web.config files which store the SecureAuth configuration information.

7) Now the tool will ensure the privileges are correctly set for the web.config files which store the SecureAuth configuration information.

8) Now the tool will ensure the privileges and inheritance are correctly set for the D:\Scripts directory.

9) The privileges will now be set on the Audit log directory in each SecureAuth directory (e.g. SecureAuth1).

10) The privileges will now be set on the Debug log directory in each SecureAuth directory (e.g. SecureAuth1).

11) The privileges will now be set on the Error log directory in each SecureAuth directory (e.g. SecureAuth1).

12) The tool will now ensure the Microsoft .Net Framewor has the correct privileges to work with SecureAuth.

13) The tool will now remove any read-only flags on files in the D:\SecureAuth directory.

14) The operation is complete, press any key to continue.

 

 

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