Bypass traverse checking

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment


Determines which users can traverse directory trees even though the user may not have permissions on the traversed directory. This privilege does not allow the user to list the contents of a directory, only to traverse directories.

This user right is defined in the Default Domain Controller Group Policy object (GPO) and in the local security policy of workstations and servers.

The default groups that have this right on each platform are:

  • Workstations and Servers

    • Administrators

    • Backup Operators

    • Power Users

    • Users

    • Everyone

  • Domain Controllers

    • Administrators

    • Authenticated Users

    • Everyone