Matt Chapman matty at
Sat Jul 10 01:44:37 GMT 1999

Gerald Carter wrote:
> Ashish Bhutiani wrote:
> >
> > i accidentally erased my workstation.sid file and now i
> > cant get any machines to log onto my PDC. could anyone
> > tell me what to put in it or how to create it again. thanks.
> Restart smbd and that will generate a new SID.  However you
> will have to add all the member machines back into the
> domain unless you can restore thje original SID file.

Or, if you feel adventurous you can try this:

rpcclient -S <member workstation> -U%
smb: \> lsaquery
Domain Member     - Domain: NEW SID: S-1-5-21-954475077-2361650979-3108540067

Cut and paste sid S-... into the .SID file.

Good luck.


Matthew "Austin" Chapman
SysAdmin, Developer, Samba Team Member

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