Display the SID of a computer or a user.
Syntax psgetsid [\\computer[,computer[,...] | @get_file] [-u user [-p passwd]]] [account|SID] Options: computer The remote computer on which to list files. Default = local system @get_file Get the SID of every computer listed in the text file specified. -p passwd Specify a password for user (optional). Passed as clear text. If omitted, you will be prompted to enter a hidden password. -u user Specify a username for login to remote computer(optional). account The user account to resolve to a user SID SID A User account System Identifier -accepteula Suppress the display of the license dialog.
Specify a user name if the account you are running from doesn’t have administrative privileges on the computer you want to query.
To retrieve a computer SID pass the computer's name.
To retrieve a user account SID, pass the account name (e.g. "-u administrator") on the command-line, and optionally the computer name.
Obtaining the Users SID makes it possible to update specific user registry hives under HKey_Users
When launched for the first time, PsGetSid will prompt you to accept the EULA.
You can avoid this by writing the license registry key:
Set-ItemProperty -Path 'Registry::HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Sysinternals' -Name 'EulaAccepted' -Value 1
Get the SID of \\workstation64:
Get the computer SID for the computer at IP address 192.168.2.5
Get the domain SID for the domain ss64Dom:
Get the SID for the user CaraJ from workstation64:
psgetsid \\workstation64 -u CaraJ
Get the SID for the currently logged-in user and place in a variable:
For /f "tokens=1 skip=1" %%G in ('psgetsid %username% -accepteula 2^>nul') do set _SID=%%G
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