I have added a new post to my blog. It is part 1 of 2. These two posts will step through the process of using the new Export and Import-PWProjectAccessControl cmdlets.
Please take a look and let me know if you find it useful.
I've been playing around with the Export-PWProjectAccessControl cmdlet as I would like to use this to export a whole projects permissions in order to generate a script to fully automate project and folder hierarchy creation. However I have discovered that using the delivered BS1192 template as a test bed that some permissions are omitted from the export as they are workflow permissions assigned at a top level discipline folder without any workflow assigned and intended purely for inheritance. E.g.
In the report we never see this shown:
Even though I see the permissions set when looking at a sub folder using the workflow in PW:-
I don't see any way of seeing this inherited permission set no matter what level I run the report from as it is set on a folder with no workflow... Purely designed for inheritance use only.
So the idea of using this export in the combination of a script that uses folder / project creation and the corresponding import is not possible if using the export to produce a template as it stands in the case of my BS1192 example.
Any one any thoughts?
Hey Chris, I did not include workflow settings unless they are explicitly applied to a folder and a folder has a workflow set. May need to revisit this and modify the cmdlet if the need is there.