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Can I resolve the AD group name base on SID if it has been deleted?

Posted on 2010-11-18
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Hi,

I'm seeing only the SID number in the folder security permissions. I believe it is because the group has been deleted from the AD. Can I still find out the name of the group that was deleted based on the SID alone?

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If the object is still tombstoned you can get the name. One way would be to use ADFind from joeware.net

an example would be

adfind -showdel -f objectsid=S-1-5-21-1140794203-5324537521-3023241126-134678 name
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Is there any other way without a third party tool? Preferably Microsoft tools.
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You can use PsGetSid from the sysinternals suite

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897417.aspx
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Thanks!
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