ConvertTo-SID

SYNOPSIS

Get the SID for an account name

SYNTAX

ConvertTo-SID [-SamAccountName] <NTAccount> [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

Use [System.Security.Principal.SecurityIdentifier].Translate() to get the SID for a samAccountName

EXAMPLES

EXAMPLE 1

ConvertTo-SID -SamAccountName ttorggler

EXAMPLE 2

"ntsystems\ttorggler" | ConvertTo-SID

PARAMETERS

-SamAccountName

SamAccountName, specify the account name to translate.

Type: NTAccount
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: Value

Required: True
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216).

INPUTS

You can pipe input to this function.

OUTPUTS

Returns string values.

NOTES