Bitsadmin /setaclflag

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

Sets the access control list propagations flags.


bitsadmin /SetAclFlags <Job> <Flags>


Parameter Description


The job's display name or GUID


Specify one or more of the following flag values:

  • O: Copy owner information with file.

  • G: Copy group information with file.

  • D: Copy DACL information with file.

  • S :Copy SACL information with file.


The SetAclFlags command is used to maintain Owner and access control list information when a job is downloading data from a Windows (SMB) share.


The following example sets the access control list propagation flags for the job named myDownloadJob to maintain the owner and group information with the downloaded files.

C:\>bitsadmin /setaclflags myDownloadJob OG

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