Daily Archives: 2 April, 2014

Security Principal and the SID

Hello Me, and others that might stumble over this some day. This is a short description of Security Principals and their SIDs.

In Windows we work with Security Principals. A Security Principal is a user, group, computer or a service that is stored as objects in Active Directory for central management or in the computers local Security Account Manager (SAM) database.

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Let’s start!


Well this is exciting and nervous, my first blog!

I have had this in mind for a while now and thought it was time to actually start.

This blog will be about the things I love the most, Identity Management with the focus in Active Directory Services and Infrastructure. I work as an IT consultant and is going to use this blog like a notebook for myself. I will write about new and old things that I think is interesting and important to know and keep them here so I don’t forget.