how to map sids to usernames

Discussion in 'Server Security' started by Andy Fish, Sep 14, 2004.

  1. Andy Fish

    Andy Fish Guest


    I would like to know how to map sids to usernames. I just want to do it
    interactively, not in a program.

    I have hunted in the registry and in the "user management" tools and I can't
    find any way of finding out this information. is there some simple command
    line program like "list all sids and corresponding usernames"?


    Andy Fish, Sep 14, 2004
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  2. Arek Iskra [MVP], Sep 14, 2004
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  3. Download the free Dumpsec from SomarSoft and use the report for users/table and
    select the attributes for username and sid. --- Steve

    If that does not suit your needs and you are using Windows 2003 Server or have an XP
    Pro computer on the domain with Adminpak for Windows 2003 Server installed you can
    use the AD command line tools such as dsquery and dsget to find user sids. For
    instance dsget user -sid will display a users sid. Dsquery user can search for users
    based on your criteria and pipe the results over to dsget. --- Steve
    Steven L Umbach, Sep 14, 2004
  4. sidtoname on the free win32 tools page of

    F:\DEV\ForHP\Perl\ADStory>sidtoname S-1-5-21-1862701446-4008382571-2198042679-500

    SidToName V02.00.00cpp Joe Richards () March 2003

    [User]: JOE\Administrator

    The command completed successfully.
    Joe Richards [MVP], Sep 16, 2004
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