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AD best practise delete or just disable?

As an IT company that delivers IT systems, servers and everything for our customers. I'm trying to find the best practice when it comes to Active Directory and users leaving the company. We have ...
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Why does wmic report another SID than whoami /user?

When I execute whoami /user on the command line, I get User Name SID ===================== ============================================== tq84\rene.nyffenegger S-1-5-21-1111111111-...
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ZFS import does not find any pools after a reboot

On my Debian/sid system, I have a ZFS pool that is secondary (the system does not boot off it). It is called "originals". I last successfully mounted it at the beginning of November. Now, after a ...
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Group SID's slow to resolve on Server 2016 (workgroup server, not on a domain)

Anytime I go to the security tab on this new Server 2016 machine it takes over 20 seconds for the custom group SID's to resolve to their local names. Usernames, however, resolve almost instantly, as ...
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Windows 10 broken after running newsid

I know newsid was retired by its creator Russinovik almost 10 year ago and so it is definitely a bad idea to run in on windows 10 machine. Anyway I received two new computers which probably were ...
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Sysprep didn't change the SID

I'm trying to join a 2012 R2 server to a domain controlled by another 2012 R2 server. The domain is a test domain, but it works. I joined a different server to this domain. But I've been trying to ...
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How do you configure sid name lookup over a network trust for historical sids

I have the following problem with sid to name lookups. Domain A has been migrated to Domain B with sid history. Users in Domain B have their primary Domain B sid and a historical sid from Domain A. ...
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Get SID by its objectSid using ldapsearch

I have the objectSid attribute as returned by the ldapsearch command, how can I generate SID from it in human readable format? ldapsearch command: ldapsearch -LLL -H ldap://dc.example.com:389 -b dc=...
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Active Directory Security Identifier

What is meant by an "Identifier Authority" in the SID in Active Directory? In an object's SID in my domain controller denotes 5 which is an NT-Authority. So what actually meant by the Identifier ...
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Get SID for each member of a local group

On an Active Directory domain member running Windows 7 I have a local group. It has users and other groups as members: How can I obtain the SID for each member of this local group? I'm aware of the ...
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What does an alias group means in SID context?

Reading https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/groupmapping.html, I found out that there exists an alias for groups. But what does this alias mean? Does it means that it is ...
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Change SQL Server user SID

I have SQL Server 2012 and I am using domain users (from Active Directory). By mistake users were deleted from AD, created new with identical logins and passwords (but with different SIDs), deleted ...
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What type of SID ends with -0?

I have been parsing through the logs and found a random sid doing authentications against AD. It is as follows "s-1-5-21-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-0"; It cant be found in domain or forest. I want to know if ...
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Does duplicate machine SID cause problems with Remote Desktop?

I am currently working on a Windows 8.1 image for Dell Venue Pro 11 and have been having some issues with generalizing the image with SysPrep. I am not planning on placing the tablets in a domain, ...
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Microsoft AD DS group membership verification when authorizing user

Can somebody point out to documentation or explain how verification works in AD DS when it is necessary to authorize user to perform some actions. As far as I remember user's SID or token should ...
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Automatically download, but do not install, upgrades

Running debian stable, I know I can use unattended-upgrades to automatically download and install upgrades. However, running debian unstable, I would be extremely reluctant to automatically install ...
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lsass.exe has different version on different Windows 7 x64 machines

On most of machines lsass.exe has version 6.1.7601.23002 On several machines lsass.exe has version 6.1.7601.18798 I suspect that this is a cause of errors ...
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Merging SIDs between Forests?

Currently, I have two forests, domain A and domain B with an external, two-way, non-transitive trust. Users in Domain A also have an account in Domain B (not all users in Domain B have an account in ...
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Fix unknown sid security groups

I have the following situation: my security groups of the active directory I'm belonging to are not shown anymore in a "friendly name", but I have just the SID. When I run whoami /groups I see a list ...
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LSA SID cache keeps old entry for renamed domain user - why?

I have a question about LSA SID cache on a domain member server. Recently I run into the issue when some users after their name was changed in AD has difficulties accessing application I support, and ...
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SID in AD - SID from psgetsid?

Wondering if anyone can shed some light on some SID confusion. Currently having an issue with some policy applying to a few machines that were all based off the same image. One of our admins, ran ...
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SID's role in joining domains and AD authentication?

Thanks to recent answers to my questions, I was able to use sysprep to create a Windows 7 system image ready for deployment in our organisation. I learned that the process of using sysprep creates a ...
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Is a new SID applied when sysprep-ping a Windows image or when deploying?

My organisation currently has Windows XP (yes, I know official support for it ceases in less than 24 hours) and Windows 7 system images made with Symantec Ghost 11 that we routinely deploy to machines....
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Can I “merge” two groups using SID history?

I have two AD groups which were erroneously created while there should instead have been only one group; they contain the exact same users. However, these groups have been assigned various permissions ...
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Converting physical Win2008 Machine into Hyper-V virtual machine on same box. Change SID?

We only have one hardware box. We converted our C drive into a VHD. We want to run install Hyper-V on our server to then load the new VHD as a virtual machine. We will be updating the physical box ...
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I Deleted my own SID from the Registry

Just I deleted my own SID from the registry (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList) in windows 2008 R2 server then I logged off. Now tried to log in but getting ...
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Domain Admins group not added to local administrators group

On a new AD, I have joined a local computer (W2008 Server R2) to the domain. After the reboot, I could not log with the domain administrator account to the machine. Using the local admin, the "...
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Find deleted username from SID in Windows Active Directory

I have a need to find a username that was deleted from the AD using only the SID. I understand that Windows AD leaves being a Tombstone file that might contain this information. Can someone give me ...
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SIDs in Active Directory GPO

I am looking into some weird issues with active directory and group policy. This domain has been upgraded from windows NT and has had a few different administrators over the years. I am looking ...
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One established server reports “Invalid SID” for a new Samba user

We have two linux samba servers authenticating against LDAP that have been working fine for some time. Recently I added a new user to LDAP. He can log in fine to one server, but the other reports an "...
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Where can I get the default /etc/hosts file for Debian Sid?

I've somehow deleted /etc/hosts on my testing system, which is Debian Sid. Now I want to install the default /etc/hosts. I tried dpkg -S /etc/hosts to find out which package contains /etc/hosts, but ...
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How do I get the Active Directory user ID?

Firstly, I don't even know whether the "user ID" is the correct term here. The context is that I'm using VisualSVN Server to manage / administer access rights on my SVN repositories with Windows ...
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Sysprep on an already deployed system?

I've done some digging on the site and around, and I haven't seen anything that quite addresses my problem. I have recently deployed a WSUS 3.0 SP2 hierarchy to a new data center and a pair of ...
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Active directory with duplicate machine SIDs

I have a number of machines running Win2k3 and 2k8R2 that I would like to join to a domain. All the machines have been imaged from the same image, without using sysprep or anything similar. This ...
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Automatically delete orphaned SIDs

Does someone know a tool that allows to delete orphaned SIDs on a fileserver without the need for any scripting?
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Migrate profiles from x86 to x64 Vista? [closed]

I want to move my Vista install from x86 to x64, but retain the user profiles with all the files and so. Microsoft does not seem to provide an upgrade option In the XP days, recreate the user ...
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Why doesn't shared config on IIS 7.5 replicate app pool identity SIDs?

We have an IIS 7.5 server farm set up using shared config. The config files were exported to a network share accessible to both machines. We know the shared config is working because everything is ...
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Remove security permissions from AD objects for old SID´s

I have the following problem. Recently we have migrated from Notes/Domino to Exchange 2010. We had some problems with the first installation. In case of that we decided to reinstall Exchange. Stupid ...
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How to get (AD) LDAP person entry by SID?

Given the SID of a user or a group, how can I find a LDAP object that belongs to it? LDAP Server ist Active Directory (Windows Server 2008). A LDAP query String would be useful.
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What does mean domain in SID: S-1-5-21domain-500

I found following page with documentation: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/243330. Now there is a mysterious domain string in SID. I understand that when I want to use this sid with this mysterious ...
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SID changed on exchange, trust is broken between AD and exchange

I V2V a Hyper-V guest in production running Exchange 2007 to ESXi 4.1 last night. Today I discovered that while the exchange works, I am not able to add new organizations and mailboxes to it. Been ...
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What is host/computer SID in Windows AD? and what is needed to identify the elements of network with it? [closed]

SID as http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Security_Identifier 1) Help me to clarify the concept of computer SID on hypothetical situation: suppose, I want to secure a network cable (for ex., from a ...
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Debian unstable box has old version of a package, refuses to update, breaking an install

I need to install python-twisted, so... $ sudo aptitude install python-twisted [[...]] The following packages have unmet dependencies: python-twisted-mail: Depends: python-twisted-core (>= 10.1) ...
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postfix Mail filters not running behind a controlled enviornment

I have deployed a postfix(2.6.6) server for email receiving. On this I have configured SenderID + SPF milter, by referring to http://www.postfix.org/MILTER_README.html The command that I used is as ...
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user SID unique?

the SID term is unique or not? can two user sids on different machines in one domain system be equal? (if both of them domain users or if both of them locally users)
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User name by SID?

How can I determine user name and domain if all I have is the user's SID?
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Samba: weird GIDs added in LDAP

I have installed the samba server (3.4.0, Ubuntu) with ldapsam environment and suddenly a logged user is automatically added to grups 10002, 10003 and 10005. This is bad as incidentally these gid's ...
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SharePoint issues after account SID changed

I have a problem with SharePoint. Basically the SID of my Windows Account changed (not sure why, still investigating) and SharePoint simply doesn't know me anymore - I get access denied messages and ...
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authentication problem with SQL when AD user deleted and recreated problem

I have deleted the user from AD and recreated it again with the same display name. Everything works except the SQL since it has a different SID. How can I fix it? I'm afraid to delete the SQL user ...
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Wrong SID for Administrator account

In researching my problem for this question, I discovered that the SID for the account in the domain named "Administrator" account is: S-1-5-21-2025429265-492894223-1708537768-1124 That's got to be ...