Sidwalk Syntax

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

SIDWalk Syntax

SIDWalk uses the following syntax:

Art ImagesidwalkProfileFile[ProfileFile …][/t][/f [Path]][/r][/s][/p][/g][/lFile][/?]


  • ProfileFile
    Specifies the path and file name of one or more .csv mapping files to be used for input.
  • /t
    Conducts a test/dry run.
  • /f[ Path]
    Scans all NTFS file system files or, optionally, only those on the directory tree of the specified path.
  • /r
    Scans the registry.
  • /s
    Scans file shares.
  • /p
    Scans printer shares.
  • /g
    Scans local groups.
  • /l File
    Generates a Converter log file with File as the file name and path.
  • /?
    Displays help on SIDwalk.


  • When run without parameters, SIDWalk displays help.

See Also


Sidwalk Overview
Alphabetical List of Tools
Xcacls Overview
Sidwalker Security Administration Tools
Showaccs Overview
Sdcheck Overview
Ktpass Overview
Ksetup Overview
Getsid Overview