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Change a user's ID (UID)

Updated: August 22, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2

To change a user's ID (UID)

  1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.

  2. In the console tree, click the Users folder.

  3. In the details pane, right-click the user you want to administer, and then click Properties.

  4. Click the UNIX Attributes tab.

  5. In the UID box, type the new user identifier (UID) for the user.

  6. To save the changes and keep the dialog box open, click Apply. To save the changes and close the dialog box, click OK.

There is no command-line method for this procedure.

To open Active Directory Users and Computers, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Users and Computers.

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