Changing Group Name in Active Directory

Posted on 2011-10-26
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a few group names I would like to modify so I went ahead and changed a group name in my W2K3 Active Directory. How comes on each share where that group has rights, it still list the old spelling of that group?
Question by:AGenMIS
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    Because its the SID that has the permissions, the name doesn't matter.  If you want it to be updated for cleanliness sake, just add the new spelling and remove the old one.

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