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How do I get the SID value from whoami /all? RRS feed

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  • I have tried whoami /all | Select-String -Pattern 'SID' and it did not work well, it returns the actual SID string. Any suggestions?
    Monday, December 23, 2019 7:05 AM

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  • Hi,

    Not sure which value you’re expecting? The whoami /all command should return the username and the SID of the username.

    You can also use for example:

    WMIC useraccount get name,sid


    Best regards,
    Leon


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    Monday, December 23, 2019 7:17 AM
  • This is how to get the current users SID string.

    (Get-CimInstance Win32_UserAccount -Filter "Name = '$env:USERNAME'").SID

    If you want a true SID object then create one:

     $sidstr = (Get-CimInstance Win32_UserAccount -Filter "Name = '$env:USERNAME'").SID
     $sid = [System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier]$sidstr


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    Monday, December 23, 2019 7:47 AM
  • That's exactly what I was looking for. Thank you!
    Monday, December 23, 2019 8:15 AM
  • That's exactly what I was looking for. Thank you!

    What was exactly what you were looking for? Mark the answer so others will know what worked for you.


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    Monday, December 23, 2019 8:45 AM
  • Hi,

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    Thursday, December 26, 2019 8:24 AM
  • You can get the sid's from get-localuser too.

    Thursday, December 26, 2019 7:16 PM