Friday, July 6, 2018

Visual SourceSafe - Automating Permission Setup

July 06, 2018 Posted by Jason Irwin No comments
At this point there can't be too many shops out there still using VSS. We still have a couple of legacy databases out there that recently had to move to updated servers. Microsoft has a nice guidedetailing requisite permissions and shares but providing Modify permissions on the Users/<username> folder is arduous. Here's a little shortcut to help. CD into the relevant "Users" folder and execute the following command:

icacls * /t /grant:r "vss_users":(OI)(CI)M