nt user

Posted on 2000-05-02
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
Is there a function that will get the current user of the domain.
All users are part of a NT domain therefor they are valid users.
I need to get there NT login name.
Any ideas?
Question by:chicabow
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Expert Comment

ID: 2771822
Try this...  Reject me if it doesn't work...

It's an API call...

Declare Function GetUserName& Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias "GetUserNameA" (ByVal lpBuffer As String, nSize as Long)

Dim s$,cnt&,dl&
Debug.Print Left$(s$,cnt);cnt

Expert Comment

ID: 2771964
The api youre looking for is called
Public Declare Function WNetGetUser Lib "mpr.dll" Alias "WNetGetUserA" (ByVal lpName As String, ByVal lpUserName As String, lpnLength As Long) As Long
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Accepted Solution

AzraSound earned 25 total points
ID: 2771971
You can easily retrieve a user's network logon name by using the following API call:

Declare Function GetUserName Lib "advapi32.dll" Alias "GetUserNameA" _
(ByVal lpBuffer As String, nSize As Long) As Long

To retrieve a "clean" version of the name, use this function:

Public Function NTDomainUserName() As String
Dim strBuffer As String * 255
Dim lngBufferLength As Long
Dim lngRet As Long
Dim strTemp As String

    lngBufferLength = 255
    lngRet = GetUserName(strBuffer, lngBufferLength)
    strTemp = UCase(Trim$(strBuffer))
    NTDomainUserName = Left$(strTemp, Len(strTemp) - 1)

End Function

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Expert Comment

by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 2772288
Much easier:
try Environ("USERNAME") and

Author Comment

ID: 2818757
This is the only one that worked with ease..

Did not all...

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