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Downloads of v 4.0.504.0:


Last Update:

18 Sep 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Key Metric Software
  • LLC.


permissionsreporter permissions directory file filesystem system ntfs acl analyzer report reporter

Permissions Reporter

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4.0.504.0 | Updated: 18 Sep 2023



Downloads of v 4.0.504.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Key Metric Software
  • LLC.

Permissions Reporter 4.0.504.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Permissions Reporter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Permissions Reporter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Permissions Reporter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade permissionsreporter -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade permissionsreporter -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install permissionsreporter
    name: permissionsreporter
    version: '4.0.504.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'permissionsreporter' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '4.0.504.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller permissionsreporter
    Name     = "permissionsreporter"
    Version  = "4.0.504.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'permissionsreporter':
  ensure   => '4.0.504.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 18 Sep 2023.


System administrators are constantly being asked to audit user permissions for specific files and folders. This is often a time-consuming task, with multiple layers of NTFS permissions and repeated adjustments over time creating a security labyrinth.

You need a visual, interactive software tool to help you manage file system permissions. You need Permissions Reporter - the ultimate network-enabled NTFS permissions reporter for Windows. It allows you to validate the security posture of entire file systems quickly and efficiently. All with multiple export formats, command-line support, built-in scheduling, advanced filtering, and much more.

Permissions Reporter screenshot

More screenshots

32 bit version

Permissions Reporter is not working on 32 bit Windows versions anymore. In this case, please use old 2.x versions.

New versions possible checksums error (no panic)

Authors do not provide specific URLs for each version, so the download URL in this package will always download the latest version. Please be patient if you get checksums failure, probably due to lag between official release and new Chocolatey package. I'll try to update as soon as possible, but you can try --ignore-checksums parameter to bypass the error or, better, warn me in comments section here or by opening a GitHub issue. Thank you.


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url

  softwareName  = 'Permissions Reporter'

  checksum      = 'cb062bbb2f77388ce265090132b45aca'
  checksumType  = 'md5'

  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
  silentArgs   = '/qn /quiet'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs


Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Permissions Reporter 4.0.492.0 33 Monday, August 28, 2023 Approved
Permissions Reporter 4.0.484.0 76 Monday, June 19, 2023 Approved
Permissions Reporter 4.0.478.0 209 Tuesday, March 14, 2023 Approved
Permissions Reporter 4.0.476.0 46 Thursday, February 16, 2023 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.8.447.0 55 Friday, December 23, 2022 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.8.437.0 96 Monday, October 17, 2022 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.7.433.0 156 Thursday, June 16, 2022 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.6.425.0 278 Monday, January 17, 2022 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.5.403.0 171 Monday, October 25, 2021 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.4.394.0 109 Thursday, September 30, 2021 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.3.390.0 213 Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.3.383.0 221 Monday, March 1, 2021 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.2.364.0 117 Friday, December 18, 2020 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.0.318.0 331 Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.0.313.0 119 Thursday, July 16, 2020 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.0.310.0 225 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Approved
Permissions Reporter 3.0.301.0 175 Saturday, May 30, 2020 Approved
Permissions Reporter 558 Monday, August 5, 2019 Approved
Permissions Reporter 249 Sunday, February 24, 2019 Approved
Permissions Reporter 225 Sunday, October 21, 2018 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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