Tag: SID

New 2012 SIDs cause lookup issues for older clients

The crux of the issue is that Windows Server 2012 (and above) introduce two new SIDs. The problem is that Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 clients do not know about these SIDs because when they (Windows 7 and 2008 R2) were written these particular SIDs didn’t exist. References: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2014/06/30/troubleshooting-windows-server-2012-r2-domain-controller-new-sids-a-real-world-example.aspx http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2830145

PowerShell: Identifying Cloned Computers by CMID or SID

Here’s the PowerShell command for identifying the computer SID by finding local accounts: Get-WmiObject -class Win32_UserAccount This command shows the Information for the first account in the list which should be local: (Get-WmiObject -class Win32_UserAccount)[0] Here’s a PowerShell command to run on each of the servers. If the result is the same, they have the …

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