Powershell – How To – SID To User

Step 1: Domain User to SID

This will give you a Domain User’s SID
$objUser = New-Object System.Security.Principal.NTAccount(“DOMAIN_NAME”, “USER_NAME”)
$strSID = $objUser.Translate([System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier])
$strSID.Value

Step 2: SID to Domain User

This will allow you to enter a SID and find the Domain User
$objSID = New-Object System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier `
(“ENTER-SID-HERE”)
$objUser = $objSID.Translate( [System.Security.Principal.NTAccount])
$objUser.Value

Step 3: LOCAL USER to SID

$objUser = New-Object System.Security.Principal.NTAccount(“LOCAL_USER_NAME”)
$strSID = $objUser.Translate([System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier])
$strSID.Value

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