Changing File Ownership

You can change the owner of a specific set of files or folders to another user. Once the data owners are identified, administrators can make decisions about permissions using the Entitlement Management interface.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Activate.

    The Activate page appears.

  2. Under Apps, click Entitlement manager.

    The Entitlement manager page appears.

  3. From the Select client list, select the client computer that contains the file or folder for which you want to view or change permissions.
  4. Click Apply.

    A list of files and folders that are on the client computer appears.

  5. To filter and view files and folders with specific extensions, owners, users, or sensitive tags such as credit number or SSN, see Filtering and Viewing File Permissions Based on File Criteria.
  6. On the left of the page, browse to select the file or folder that you want to view or change permissions for.
  7. On the Current Owner box, click the Edit button .

    The Change file ownership dialog box appears.

  8. Type the name of the owner in the search box and select the name of the owner from the list.
  9. Click Change.

Last modified: 4/8/2021 7:52:23 PM