Changing Domain names for users in sharepoint

Posted on 2011-04-20
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
our company had a site that had users who had different levels of access on different sites and doc libraries, now we moved our company site to a different server and our domain name also changed due to some organizational changes. For example in the past a user  was abc\john and now it is xyz\john . Is there a way that i can change the domain name for all the users at  1 shot?  Users , usernames and permissions for those usernames should be same, We just have to change domain name. How can we do this?
Question by:Svlss
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liebrand earned 2000 total points
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The stsadm -o migrateuser command can be used.


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ID: 35441804
when i try this it gives me a message saying

New user doesnot have SID history

What could be the reason..
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Use it with the -ignoresidhistory switch

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ID: 35442904
Thanks Much it helped

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