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Minimum Necessary Permissions

Minimum necessary permissions are the permissions for the shared folder that are absolutely necessary for the Inventory Analyzer and Alloy Discovery to operate. These permissions are used for the Network Folder Audit and Remote Audit (FTP delivery or E-mail delivery) methods to create the most secure environment for the shared folder and audit snapshot files stored there.

Minimum necessary permissions imply the following permissions:


Shared Folder and all files in it

Audit Data Folder and all files in it

Log Folder and all files in it

Inventory Server account




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

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