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WNetGetCachedPassword

Does anyone have a C definition for WNetGetCachedPassword ?  If so, please post answer here or email to nigelf@compuserve.com...

Many thanks

nigelf
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sperlingCommented:
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WNetGetCachedPassword(pbResource, cbResource, pbPassword, pcbPassword, nType)

LPSTR pbResource;                                                      // name of workgroup, computer, or resource
WORD cbResource;                                                      // size of name, in bytes
LPSTR pbPassword;                                                      // buffer to receive password
LPWORD pcbPassword;                                                // receives size of password, in bytes
BYTE nType;                                                                  // type of password to retrieve


Regards,

Erik.
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nigelfAuthor Commented:
A good start, but would you have the range of acceptable values for the nType element ?
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sperlingCommented:
nType
Specifies the type of password to retrieve. This parameter can be one of the following values:
 
Value      Meaning

1      This retrieves the password for a workgroup.
2      This retrieves password for computer. The resource name must have the format:COMPUTERThe format should contain no leading double backslash (\\), and all the letters should be uppercase.
3      This retrieves the password for shared directory or printer. The resource name must have the format:COMPUTER\SHARENAMEThe format should contain no leading double backslash (\\) and all the letters should be uppercase.
4 through 0x7F      This retrieves the password for an application-defined resource. The format for the resource name and password is defined by the application.
0x80 through 0xFE      This retrieves a nondiscardable password for an application-defined resource. The format for the resource name and password is defined by the application.
0xFF      Reserved.
Return Values
The return value is WN_SUCCESS if the function is successful; otherwise, it is one of the following values:
 
Value      Meaning

WN_ACCESS_DENIED      The password cache is not available.
WN_BAD_PASSWORD      The given password is not valid.
WN_BAD_VALUE      The given type is not valid.
WN_NET_ERROR      This indicates an unspecified error. Use the WNetGetError function to retrieve the error number, and the WNetGetErrorText function to retrieve a text description of the error.
 
Value      Meaning

WN_NOT_SUPPORTED      The function is not supported.
WN_OUT_OF_MEMORY      The function could not allocate sufficient memory to complete its operation.


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sperlingCommented:
nType
Specifies the type of password to retrieve. This parameter can be one of the following values:
 
Value      Meaning

1      This retrieves the password for a workgroup.
2      This retrieves password for computer. The resource name must have the format:COMPUTERThe format should contain no leading double backslash (\\), and all the letters should be uppercase.
3      This retrieves the password for shared directory or printer. The resource name must have the format:COMPUTER\SHARENAMEThe format should contain no leading double backslash (\\) and all the letters should be uppercase.
4 through 0x7F      This retrieves the password for an application-defined resource. The format for the resource name and password is defined by the application.
0x80 through 0xFE      This retrieves a nondiscardable password for an application-defined resource. The format for the resource name and password is defined by the application.
0xFF      Reserved.
Return Values
The return value is WN_SUCCESS if the function is successful; otherwise, it is one of the following values:
 
Value      Meaning

WN_ACCESS_DENIED      The password cache is not available.
WN_BAD_PASSWORD      The given password is not valid.
WN_BAD_VALUE      The given type is not valid.
WN_NET_ERROR      This indicates an unspecified error. Use the WNetGetError function to retrieve the error number, and the WNetGetErrorText function to retrieve a text description of the error.
 
Value      Meaning

WN_NOT_SUPPORTED      The function is not supported.
WN_OUT_OF_MEMORY      The function could not allocate sufficient memory to complete its operation.


Regards,

Erik.
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