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

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Subject: Re: How to recreate users to have same SIDs from one machine to another?
Posted by:  Phillip Windell (philwinde…@hotmail.com)
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009

The only way to have a user account be the same is to have that user account
in the machine before the image is made,...sounds like a disaster waiting to
happen.  If you manage to do what you want you will probably regret it soon.

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Phillip Windell
www.wandtv.com

The views expressed, are my own and not those of my employer, or Microsoft,
or anyone else associated with me, including my cats.
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"Tony Barken" <tonybark…@noreply.noreply> wrote in message
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>
> 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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How to recreate users to have same SIDs from one machine to another? posted by Tony Barken on Sat, 25 Apr 2009