occasional failure to look up

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Nov 25 18:25:00 GMT 2014


On Nov 25 17:32, Habermann, David (D) wrote:
> On Nov 25 16:24, Habermann, David (D) wrote:
> > >> Still, some debugging on affected systems might be enlightening.
> > 
> > > I'll be happy to do anything of interest.  As a starter, I'm going 
> > > to see if I can figure out which of my SIDs are being used by the 
> > > couple of file shares I routinely access from cygwin.
> > 
> > I was unable to quickly figure out anything...looking at this make me
> > feel a bit dense.  I do have a copy of Active Directory Explorer and
> > can do some looking, but the materials inside are so huge that I don't
> > even know where to start.
> 
> After a bit more hacking around, I found that the SID
> S-1-5-21-4015118-2039090470-1726288727-4013 (the "group ID" for
> DOW/U074036) is Located under
> CN=S-1-5-21-4015118-2039090470-1726288727-4013,CN=ForeignSecurityPrincipals,DC=dow,DC=com
> 
> I'm not sure what that means, even after Googling
> "ForeignSecurityPrincipals"....it's like their explaining it in a
> foreign language.  Perhaps it means something to you?

It's explain a bit in
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727067.aspx
Your account, for instance, is a security principal.  The account
with SID S-1-5-21-4015118-2039090470-1726288727-4013 is a foreign
security principal since it's not in your domain.  So far so good, I'm
just not sure what the implications are.  I'm looking at AD from the
hacking side and usually try to steer away from the more complicated
issues of maintainance :}


Corinna

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