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How can I get the username for the person logged into the server (winnt/win95/win98) from VB? I need to validate the user to allow different levels to access different parts of the program without having them re-login or keeping a password list.
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Public Declare Function GetUserName Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias "GetUserNameA" (ByVal lpBuffer As String, nSize As Long) As Long

and where ever you want to check it (ill use a command button)
Private Sub Command1_Click()
Dim x As String, y As Long
x = Space$(255)
 y = 255
 GetUserName x, y
x = Left$(x, y)
MsgBox x
End Sub

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by:dtyson010799
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Thanks
That was exactly what I was looking for.
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Yes! How to validate user so no access deny.
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