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Get SID of the currently logon user


How to quickly get SID  (security identifier) of the currently logon user via command line?

In windows 7 or Windows 8 its quite easy to get the SID of the currently logon user.

The command does not even require an elevated command prompt.

Just open a command prompt and type this command:

     whoami /all

Sample output will be like this:

User Name                       SID
================== ============================================
my-pc\dusername007      S-1-5-81-8841277008-196834560-851378809-7010

The SID, the computer name and the user name will be displayed.

In a domain environment, to get the FQDN for the currently logon user type this command:

    whoami /fqdn



Cheers..Just a quick tips.. Hope it helps..


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