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PowerShell Get AD user SID

Get user/s SID in Active Directory using SamAccountName.

To check SID for a single user:
(GET-ADUSER –Identity ) | select SID, UserPrincipalName

(GET-ADUSER –Identity Pedro ) | select SID, UserPrincipalName

Above example will get user Pedro SID and it's UPN.

If need to get list of user's SID in Active Directory, it would be best to get the list on a text file and put users name on it.

1users.txt will have this list:

Use the code below to read the text file and list user's SID and UPN.


$pathToFile = "d:\1users.txt"

$getTxtLines = Get-Content $pathToFile

foreach ($LineUpdatex in $getTxtLines ) {

#write-host $LineUpdatex `n

#code below will display the output

(GET-ADUSER –Identity $LineUpdatex ) | select SID, UserPrincipalName

#use code below to export the output to CSV format

#(GET-ADUSER –Identity $LineUpdatex ) | select SID, UserPrincipalName | out-file -Append d:\1users.csv



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