PERMS.exe – Windows CMD Command
Display a user’s ACL access permissions for a file.
The output from PERMS can be incomplete in cases where a user has inherited permission through membership of a group.
PERMS [account] [path] options
account : username or [domain\|computer\]username
path : name of a file or folder in any legal format
including UNC names
Wildcards are permitted.
/i : interactively logged on to the computer
where the path resides.
(rather than being connected via the network)
/s : include subfolders
The output access mask uses the following abbreviations:
R Read file/folder.
W Write file/folder.
X Execute file.
D Delete file or folder. Can be inherited from the parent
via 'Delete Subfolder and Files' permission.
P Change Permission.
O Take Ownership.
A General All
- No Access
* The specified user is the owner of the file or folder.
# A group the user is a member of owns the file or folder.
? Permisssions cannot be determined.