Security Identifier (SID) to User Identifier (uid) ResolutionSystem
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at samba.org
Sun Jan 2 15:03:02 GMT 2000
On 2 Jan 2000, Todd Sabin wrote:
> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at samba.org> writes:
> > also, does anyone know any really good nt kernel gurus/hackers to ask the
> > following question: does NT has some sort of internal virtual
> > representation for users in order to avoid having to compare SIDSs? i
> > _do_ know that they use a LUID (local uid) in the LSA (local security
> > authority), but i think tis only has significance to each LSA instance,
> > not to the kernel.
> No, the kernel uses SIDs internally. I've traced into the AccessCheck
> code with Soft-ICE and the kernel does compare SIDs with each other.
most excellent. that's exactly what i needed to know.
> The LUIDs are associated with a logon session. One of the things in
yep. i wondered if anything else was done with them.
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