Program to Convert SDDL Security Descriptors Into Human Readable Form?

Discussion in 'Security Software' started by Will, Mar 26, 2008.

  1. Will

    Will Guest

    Is there a utility that takes converts the very hard to read security
    descriptor format SDDL and converts it to a human readable format? For
    example, you can look at the DACL on the Windows Firewall service with the

    sc sdshow SharedAccess

    This gives the human unfriendly output (for example):


    I would like to find a utility that I could feed the above string to as
    input and have it output a parsed and easier to understand version to the
    Will, Mar 26, 2008
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  2. Take a look at SDDLTranslate.exe - you can download it from
    Andrew Tucker [MSFT], Mar 27, 2008
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  3. Will

    Will Guest

    That is a good one, thank you.


    Take a look at SDDLTranslate.exe - you can download it from
    Will, Mar 27, 2008
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    # Jorge de Almeida Pinto # MVP Windows Server - Directory Services

    Jorge de Almeida Pinto [MVP - DS], Mar 27, 2008
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