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oze41998
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Change Permissions of .exe after packaging?

Postby oze41998 » Fri May 19, 2017 1:56 pm

RunAs Different User causes an error (cannot find the file, even though it exists) - the fix has been to explicitly modify the ACL to include "Authenticated Users".

Is there a way to modify permissions of the package from within a manifest?
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Alexander Riedel
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Re: Change Permissions of .exe after packaging?

Postby Alexander Riedel » Fri May 19, 2017 2:04 pm

This is usually not necessary. Most likely you package the exe in a user folder. run the exe and it changes its security context to run itself under the new context. If the file is in a user folder (of the original user) it is no longer accessible.
In most cases it is sufficient to place the packaged exe in a folder that is accessible to all users.
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