Can I use same users if I recreate domain and create users with same name?


  • Hi,

    My server is attacked my ransomware so I decided to format the system, as i have backup of the files so I want to conform if I can us same accounts after reinstalling the Server OS & domain.

    Thank you

    יום שישי 13 יולי 2018 09:38


  • Hi Annan,

    If you mean you're going to restore your AD backup, your user/group/computer accounts will be the same as before formatting. If you are to rebuild the AD from the scratch you can create accounts with the same names but, of course, their SIDs will be completely different.


    • נערך על-ידי MF47 יום שישי 13 יולי 2018 10:43 typo
    • סומן כתשובה על-ידי Annan malla יום שישי 13 יולי 2018 11:08
    יום שישי 13 יולי 2018 10:42