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Problem: How can I set Windows so that if a user creates a file, his/her primary group has "full read/write/delete" permissions to this file?

Context

  • Users A and B belong to group QA
  • Windows 2008R2
  • Machine has UAC (User Access Control)

Problem Usecase

  • User A creates file X.
  • Windows list User A as owner of the file
  • User B tries to delete file X.
  • Windows gives him "permisison denied"

Desired Usecase

  • User A creates file X.
  • Windows list group QA as owner of the file
  • User B tries to delete file X.
  • Success
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There's no (general, works on all files in all programs) way to do what you are asking.

Instead, give the QA group write/delete permissions on the folder the files are being created in, and ensure things within the folder are set to inherit from above (should be like that by default).

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