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Get my user id using MFC in NT / ethernet

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1. How can I get the user login name in the current NT machine (in ethernet)?
2. How can I get the complete user list avaiable in my ethernet?

Is there some way to do these using MFC?
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Question by:tko092397
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by:tcalesa
ID: 1571520
I'm not sure if this is what you're looking for.

   net user will give you the accounts list of users
   the /domain switch will parse the domain account list

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by:tko092397
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Well, I will explain:

On my NT machine, when I will start my program, then my user id will be fetched from my NT machine, i.e., tomas_pd
When my program is running on another NT machine, then the another user id will be fetched from that NT machine, i.e., david_pd.

I need this functionality to say: 'Welcome tomas_pd' or 'Welcome david_pd' or 'Welcome ..?..' when my program is started on any NT.

So, I need some MFC-like ansver.
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by:tcalesa
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Sorry for the delay
What are you coding in?

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by:tko092397
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I am coding in C++, and using Microsoft Visual Studio 5.0 as a development tool.
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woodsmj earned 20 total points
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Use the Win API functions GetUserName to get the user name of the person currently logged in:

BOOL GetUserName(

    LPTSTR  lpBuffer,      // address of name buffer
    LPDWORD  nSize       // address of size of name buffer
   );

to get a list of all the users in a domain use NetUserEnum :

NET_API_STATUS
NetUserEnum (

    LPWSTR servername,      
    DWORD level,      
    DWORD filter,      
    LPBYTE * bufptr,      
    DWORD prefmaxlen,      
    LPDWORD entriesread,      
    LPDWORD totalentries,      
    LPDWORD resumehandle       
   );
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