Administration Guide

Minimally Necessary Permissions

Updated in 2021.2

Minimally necessary permissions are the permissions for the network folder that are absolutely necessary for the Inventory Analyzer and Alloy Discovery to operate.

They imply the following permissions:

Permission Network folder and all files in it AuditData folder and files in it Log folder and all files in it
  Inventory Server account Everyone Everyone Everyone

Traverse Folder/Execute File



List Folder/Read Data

Read Attributes

Read Extended Attributes

Create Files/Write Data


Create Folders/Append Data


Write Attributes



Write Extended Attributes



Delete Subfolders and Files




Read Permissions

Change Permissions


These minimally necessary permissions are used for the Network Folder Audit and Remote Audit methods to create the most secure environment for the network share and audit snapshot files stored there.