Are there any command line options available to know the (user)account type?

Rowland Penny rpenny at
Fri Feb 16 19:41:53 UTC 2018

On Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:30:31 +0000
Hemanth Thummala via samba-technical <samba-technical at>

> Yes. Looks like DC only returning the type as user SID. 
> Wondering when the DC can return type as “SidTypeComputer” if not for
> the machine account names.

I think the attribute you are looking for is 'sAMAccountType', a users
is '805306368' and a computers is '805306369'


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