[Samba] extract SID from v2 domain

Gavin Henry ghenry at suretecsystems.com
Thu Oct 21 13:35:54 GMT 2004

Per olof Ljungmark said:
> Hi all,
> How can I, in preparation for an upgrade to Samba3, extract the domain
> SID from a network of w2k workstations and Samba2.2 servers? Sorry if
> this is crystal clear but I just can't figure it out.

I think if you use the newsid utility from http://www.sysinternals.com you
will be able to extract the sid from the windows workstations.

And use smbpasswd -W <servername> to extract the SID. This is on Samba
version 2.2.8


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