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CACLS lets you modify Access Control Lists. It's also a great means for identifying who has rights to a particular directory or for changing the user rights from within the script.

Source: Windows NT Operating System (SYSTEM32 directory)

Exporter v2.0

Standalone command-line utility for exporting users, groups, group members, disk space, shares, services, computers, and printers (in any combination) from any or all computers on any NT domain. Includes online .HLP documentation file.


Allows setting and viewing share permissions from the command line.
NOTE: This utility requires NT 4.0 or later.


SU lets you start a process or execute a program as a specified user. This is extremely helpful when a SMS Installer package must run under an administrator context. SU is a powerful utility.

For running under the administrator context: su administrator

Source: Windows NT Resource Kit.