[Samba] what is the SID of the domain administrator?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Wed Nov 16 15:42:43 GMT 2005

Paul Gienger schrieb:
>>Does the domain administrator SID always end with -1000?
> It should never be 1000
> Please review
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;243330

Well, for me it's -1000 for two different Samba domains. Coincidence?

>>How can I get the SID number for any given user?
> You could divine the SID if you know the UID and the RID calculation,
> presuming that samba has generated all of your user SIDs.  Otherwise, if
> you're using LDAP you could either look in the LDAP object or use
> smbldap-usershow.  If not, you can use pdbedit -L -v <username> which should
> give you all of the windows related info.

smbldap-usershow was what I was looking for! :)

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