Registry Permissions

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

Using Regedt32, registry access is defined using one or more of following permissions:
Permission Definition
QV Query Value allows assigned user or group to read the settings of a value entry located in the Registry
SV Set Value allows assigned user or group to set the value of a value entry located in the subkey
CS Create Subkey allows assigned user or group to create a subkey located in this selected subkey.
ES Enumerate Subkeys allows assigned user or group to identify all the subkeys in the selected subkey.
NT Notify allows assigned user or group to receive audit notifications from this subkey.
DE Delete allows assigned user or group the right to delete the subkey.
WD Write DAC allows assigned user or group the right to read the discretionary access control list for the selected subkey.
CL Create Link allows assigned user or group to create a symbolic link to this subkey.
WO Write Owner allows assigned user or group the right to take ownership of the subkey.
RC Read Control allows assigned user or group the

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