Translating foreignSecurityPrincipal to something readable

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Subject: Translating foreignSecurityPrincipal to something readable
Posted by:  Stephen (stephen…@gmail.com)
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008

So when I do an LDAP search that returns foreign security principals,
the result I get back has a SID in the cn attribute.

How do I translate that into something readable?  I was told I could
use UserPrincipal to do this, but I'm damned if I can figure out how.

Thanks,

Stephen

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