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moving a W2K file server to a new domain

By mcambon ·
Hi, hope this hasn't been covered already.

We are currently one organization that is now being split into two seperate domain (no subdomains). We are manually creating the new user accounts from the old domain (NT4) (with a W2K member server as a fileserver) on the new domain DC (W2K). We tried ADC and ADMT with disasterous consequences, that's why we are manually creating the accounts. The users are the same, only the domain is different, and consequently, recreating them we give them new SIDS.

This issue is: When we join the fileserver to the new domain, of course the user accounts will have differnt SIDs and will not be able to access the files. The security permissions of course will relate to the old SIDS.

So, is there a tool to print up the folder security permissions so we have a reference to work with when we have to set the file permissions on the fileserver in the new domain.

Yes, we should have used the migration tools, but we had quite a bit of trouble with them, so have decided to do it manually. It's not a huge organization.

any help would be greatly appreciated.


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moving a W2K file server to a new domain

by Joseph Moore In reply to moving a W2K file server ...

Well, XCACLS.EXE can enumerate a directory, and its subdirs, listing each file and folder and displaying the ACL info. It tells you who has what rights. Here is an example:

C:\temp\helpme>xcacls *.*
C:\temp\helpme\iis.txt Everyone:F
C:\temp\helpme\hfnetchk.exe Everyone:F
C:\temp\helpme\ISSNT.exe DOMAIN\JOE:F
C:\temp\helpme\mssecure.xml Everyone:F
C:\temp\helpme\neXposesetup.exe DOMAIN\JOE:F

C:\temp\helpme\rpcdump.exe Everyone:F
C:\temp\helpme\sid2user.exe Everyone:F
C:\temp\helpme\TSEnum.exe Everyone:F
C:\temp\helpme\user2sid.exe Everyone:F

You can get XCACLS from the Resource Kit, but I think it also comes with Win2K Server also. It used to be only in the Resource Kit, though.

hope this helps

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