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Migrateuser: Stsadm operation (Office SharePoint Server)

SharePoint 2007

Updated: June 14, 2007

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

Updated: 2007-06-14

Operation name: Migrateuser

Migrates a user account in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to a new login name and binary ID. If an entry for the new login name already exists, the entry is marked for deletion to make way for the migration. Migrates user access from one domain user to another.

Syntax

stsadm -o migrateuser

   -oldlogin <domain\name>

   -newlogin <domain\name>

   [-ignoresidhistory]

Parameters

Parameter

Value

Required?

Description

oldlogin

A valid user name in the form:

Domain\user_name

Yes

The login credentials of the old account to be migrated

newlogin

A valid user name in the form:

Domain\user_name

Yes

The login credentials of the new account that will replace the old account

ignoresidhistory

Any one of the following values:

  • True

  • False

No

If the value is "False" or not specified, the SID history meta data of the new user is checked to see if it matches the name of old user. If the value is "True," the checking of meta data is ignored.

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