How to recreate users to have same SIDs from one machine to another?

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Subject: How to recreate users to have same SIDs from one machine to another?
Posted by:  Tony Barken (tonybark…@noreply.noreply)
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2009

I am planning to copy files with their users permission from one stand
alone machine to another. The destination machine is already setup and
so I am doing any cloning.

However I DO need to keep the same file permissions and the same
users.

My plan is to change the destination computer SID to match the old one
because the users' SID is based on the computer's SID. (The SIDs of
local accounts consist of the computer's SID and an appended RID).

Now I need to recreate these same local accounts on the destination
machine. How do I recreate them so that they get the same SID as the
old machine?

I want to do this so that the old file permissions would work as is in
the new machine. Would this process work?

Tony Barken

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