Re: Need to change SID on Domain Controller

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Subject: Re: Need to change SID on Domain Controller
Posted by:  Jorge de Almeida Pinto [MVP] (SubstituteThisWithMyFullNameSeparatedByDo…@gmail.com)
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006

not possible to change the SID on a DC.

demote it first, remove from domain, change SID with newsid and promote
again

remember: changing SID of a machine is only supported by MS with SYSPREP

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"Cedric" <Cedr…@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:D3248928-E575-4CD3-9EBA-F82B4B8531…@microsoft.com...
>I need to change SID on domain controller 2003.
> Tools SIDNew from Sysinternal is not compatible with domain controller
> Any idea ?

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Need to change SID on Domain Controller posted by Cedric on Thu, 1 Jun 2006