This module adds a provider and cmdlets to access the NT object manager namespace.

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James Forshaw


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security defence offence sandbox


Add-NtKey Get-NtDirectory Get-NtEvent Get-NtFile Get-NtFileReparsePoint Get-NtHandle Get-NtKey Get-NtMutant Get-NtNamedPipeFile Get-NtObject Get-NtProcess Get-NtSemaphore Get-NtStatus Get-NtSymbolicLink Get-NtSymbolicLinkTarget Get-NtThread Get-NtToken Get-NtType New-NtDirectory New-NtEvent New-NtFile New-NtKey New-NtMailslotFile New-NtMutant New-NtNamedPipeFile New-NtSecurityDescriptor New-NtSemaphore New-NtSymbolicLink Remove-NtFileReparsePoint Start-NtWait Use-NtObject Get-NtFilteredToken Get-NtLowBoxToken Get-NtSid Get-NtSection New-NtSection Get-AccessibleAlpcPort Get-AccessibleKey Get-AccessibleProcess Get-AccessibleFile Get-AccessibleObject Get-NtAccessMask Get-AccessibleDevice Get-AccessibleNamedPipe Get-NtGrantedAccess Get-NtJob New-NtJob Get-AccessibleService Get-AccessibleHandle Remove-NtKey


Get-NtTokenPrimary Get-NtTokenThread Get-NtTokenEffective Get-AccessibleAlpcPort Set-NtTokenPrivilege Set-NtTokenIntegrityLevel Get-NtProcessMitigations New-NtKernelCrashDump New-NtObjectAttributes New-NtSecurityQualityOfService Get-NtLicenseValue Get-NtSystemEnvironmentValue New-Win32Process New-NtEaBuffer New-NtSectionImage New-Win32ProcessConfig Get-NtTokenFromProcess Get-ExecutableManifest New-NtProcess New-NtProcessConfig Get-NtFilePath Show-NtTokenEffective Show-NtSecurityDescriptor Get-NtIoControlCode Import-NtObject Export-NtObject Get-ExecutionAlias New-ExecutionAlias Show-NtToken Show-NtSection


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Release Notes

* Fix for bug when querying extended process information on Windows 7/8.
* Add OneDrive file attributes from thierry.franzetti.
* Added support for displaying child AppContainer names.
* Various improvements to section editor including integer data inspectors.
* Better support for relative paths in the cmdlets including supporting ones based on the current directory.
* RenameEx and DispositionEx support from fllombard.
* Added Key value deletion and fixes from rsiestrunck.
* Fixed bug in NtOpenSession prototype.
* Added support for adding additional groups to a token in Get-NtToken if user has SeTcbPrivilege.
* Added Show-NtToken to display a token in the GUI, renamed old whois style token viewer to Show-NtTokenEffective.
* Added PowerShell functions to get and create execution alias reparse points.
* Added section viewer and editor with Show-NtSection function.
* Added projects to build NtObjectManager for PowerShell Core 6.0
* Added additional techniques to open process tokens in access checking cmdlets.
* Fixed issues with Add-NtKey and added Remove-NtKey cmdlets.
* Minor fixes from fllombard
* Added change notify key with asynchronous support
* Added kernel LUID allocation
* Added support for child process policy and desktop app policy to Win32ProcessConfig.
* Added new mitigation options from Win10 1709.
* Fix a couple of crashes.1.1.5
* Fixed crash on 32 bit Windows when enumerating NT types.
* Merged ManagedHandleUtils assembly into main NtApiDotNet under the Win32 namespace.
* Added Show-NtSecurityDescriptor function.
* Added support for modifying security descriptors in the UI.
* Cleanup of access mask when being displayed in the UI.
* Added opaque reparse buffer.
* Added Show-NtToken function.
* Added basic version checking for certain functions which can't be accessed on Windows 7.
* Fixed referenced System.Management.Automation assembly version to run properly with no PS2.
* Fixed some bugs in token structures which preventing being used with multiple values.
* Added support to Win32Process for LPAC.
* Added Get-AccessibleHandle cmdlet.
* Support for oplock levels.
* Added support to set inherit and protect on close flags to objects.
* Added Get-NtFilePath function.
* Fix to native protected process creation.
* Added functions to create native NT processes.
* Removed check tools, excluding CheckNetworkAccess.
* Added basic Job object cmdlets.
* Added creation of protected processes in Win32Process.
* Added service access checking cmdlet.
* Added get executable manifest cmdlet.
* Made New-Win32Process more generic and added support for Win32k filter enable.
* Added function to capture token from a process using impersonation.
* Added basic support for Desktop and WindowStation objects using Win32u.dll exports.
* Added file locking implementation including async.
* Added hardlink enumeration.
* Added NTFS stream enumeration.
* Deprecated most of the old standalone utilities in favour of PS cmdlets.
* Added cmdlets to create a kernel memory dump, system environment and licensing.
* Additional system calls implemented.
* Added access to secure boot policies and code integrity policies.
* Made Win32 Process creation more generic and added cmdlet.
* Added access check by type including SELF SID.
* Added new cmdlets to do access checking. Many of the old standalone utilities are now deprecated.
* Added cmdlets to create lowbox tokens
* Added list of known capability SIDs and resolve them during name lookup
* Added cmdlet to get a SID
* Added cmdlet to do a standalone access checking
* Reworked the APIs to include non-throwing versions of many of the core Open/Create methods.
* Made NtType more inspectable, includes access enumeration and rationalizes the opening methods.
* Various additional properties such as extended process flags, checking for LPAC
* Rework of access mask handling. Now all low-level APIs use an AccessMask structure which has
 conversion operators to and from other enumerations.
* Various other bug fixes.
* Added cmdlet to filter a Token object.
* Cleanups to various components to make them easier to use from PS
* Added additional Known SIDs
* Unified the variant Get-NtToken* cmdlets into one.
* Added additional token cmdlets such as Logon and Clipboard.
* Added initial support for IO Completion Ports
* Added object creation time property
* Added support to set a process device map
* Added top level CanSynchronize property to NtObject
* Bugs fixes from Rustam Agametov
* Support getting and setting file EA buffe
* Added cmdlet to get NTSTATUS code information
* Support to toggle UIAccess and Virtualization flags on tokens
* Added asynchronous support for file operations using Task APIs
* Added support for virtual memory functions
* Added cmdlet to create named pipes and mailslots.
* Added support for specifying SD as SDDL directly to cmdlets.
* Added thread descriptions for Anniversary edition and above.
* Fixed small bug in handling of IO_STATUS_BLOCK which could result in memory corruption.
* Added support to list directory entries for a file directory.
* Added support to do basic read and writes to a file.
* Added support to disable dynamic code policy on a process.
* Added cmdlets for reparse points.
* Fixes for EA buffer.
* Added service SIDs.
* Added support for removing token privileges.
* Fixed token security attribute parsing.
* Fixed bug in Get-NtThread with -ProcessId
* Added support for FilterScript for Get-NtThread
* Added support for querying thread dynamic code opt-out policy
* Added support for RFG mitigation
Initial release:
* NT Object Manager drive provider
* Cmdlets to directory work with Directorys, Files, Symbolic Links, Events, Semaphores, Processes, Threads, Tokens etc.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
1.1.22 158 4/30/2019
1.1.21 28 4/23/2019
1.1.20 254 3/9/2019
1.1.19 171 2/4/2019
1.1.18 14 2/4/2019
1.1.17 580 9/9/2018
1.1.16 154 8/1/2018
1.1.15 175 6/18/2018
1.1.14 199 5/1/2018
1.1.13 91 4/4/2018
1.1.12 223 3/19/2018
1.1.11 69 3/4/2018
1.1.10 17 3/1/2018
1.1.9 (current version) 52 2/22/2018
1.1.8 70 2/6/2018
1.1.7 79 1/11/2018
1.1.6 84 12/3/2017
1.1.5 29 11/23/2017
1.1.4 49 11/14/2017
1.1.3 34 11/5/2017
1.1.2 70 10/11/2017
1.1.1 116 8/30/2017
1.1.0 5 8/30/2017
1.0.9 69 8/19/2017
1.0.8 45 8/7/2017
1.0.7 117 6/14/2017
1.0.6 184 5/24/2017
1.0.5 8 5/24/2017
1.0.4 21 5/17/2017
1.0.3 74 2/23/2017
1.0.2 29 2/8/2017
1.0.1 139 11/3/2016
1.0 82 11/1/2016
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