NTFS Permissions Auditor

Easily audit directory permissions in your Windows systems

NTFS Permissions Auditor allows you to quickly analyze, verify and review any NTFS folder permissions. Free version will provide you with deep and detailed audit results. Pro version will provide you with additional features like powerful, customizable filtering, exports to various formats, and more.

Pro version | Starting from $149

Get started quickly, just with these 3 steps:

1. Select, import directories you want to audit, or discover shares You want to audit.

2. Configure additional audit settings and leave it to default settings.

3. Press Audit and wait for audit results.

Easy and fast

Easy to setup and get started

Just one installation and no other configuration needed.

Versatile filters

Lots of factors, use “And” and “Or” to manage the filters. You can even filter after department, position or manager, if you need.

The Principal view

This view allows you to see users and groups, and all the rights and directories for each user.

Optimized caching mechanism

To get results more efficient and faster than with other similar tools.


Use filters during or after audit, to get the exact information that you need:

  • Basic permission
  • Advanced permission
  • Permission access type (Allow/Deny)
  • Permission is inherited
  • Directory inherits permissions
  • Domain name (NetBIOS)
  • Domain SID
  • Group contains no members
  • Permissions are identical to parent directory
  • SID cannot be resolved to account name
  • Apply To
  • Directory full permissions list
  • Account state
  • Account name
  • Account SID
  • Account Disabled
  • Folder owner
  • Account manager
  • Account department
  • Account job title

Key features


Discover shares on any files server or import shares list from text file.

Folder tree view

Hierarchical folder view with all folder details like path, owner, permissions, etc.

Principal view

See all users, groups, computers and all directories, which they have access to.

Member data

Get the information, which one is direct member and and which one - nested group member.

Powerful and divers filters

Two filtering modes - audit time filtering and post audit filtering. You can filter data after audit is done and change filter conditions, and you don't have to redo audit again.

Alternative credential settings

You can use alternative credentials to connect to Windows network shares if needed.

Data storage

All data can be stored in local, secure database. No additional setup needed, it is all included in installation. You can access historical audit data in anytime.

Don’t overload Your system

Fast and efficient. It uses RAM and CPU efficiently to generate results as fast as possible and not overload PC resources. It uses various caching mechanisms to minimize Active Directory request counts to minimum.

Error logging

You can check all the errors, if there is any, in one - event log - everything is one place, easy to see and understand.

Free vs Pro version

Free version Pro version
Audit an unlimited number of directories.
Folder tree view.
Principal view.
Advanced filtering during audit.
Advanced filtering after audit.
Automatic audit result storage.
Export to files (CSV, XLSX, HTML). Coming soon.
Command line support. Coming soon.
Email audit results. Coming soon.
Change reports (compare two audit results). Coming soon.
Guaranteed updates and bug fixes.
Priority customer support.
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Software Requirements

Supports Windows OS Windows operating system starting from Windows XP SP3 and above (including Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016).
Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile and above.

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