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File search (shares)

Posted on 2002-03-28
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Hello,

I need some code on how to search for files on a share.

The share is \\Computername\c$
I also have to login to activate the share.

This is the code i use at this moment :

procedure GetFiles(DirStr: string; filelist: TList);
var DirInfo: TSearchRec;
   r : Integer;
   fr: PFile;
   pattern: String;
begin
 pattern := ExtractFileName(DirStr);
 if Pos('*', pattern) > 0 then
   DirStr := ExtractFilePath(DirStr)
 else
   pattern := '*.*';
 if DirStr[Length(DirStr)] <> '\' then
   DirStr := DirStr + '\';
 if SetCurrentDir((DirStr)) then
 begin
   r := FindFirst(pattern, FaAnyfile, DirInfo);
   while r = 0 do
   begin
     if (DirInfo.Attr and faDirectory) = 0 then
     begin
       New(fr);
       fr.filename := DirStr + DirInfo.Name;
       fr.filedate := FileDateToDateTime(DirInfo.Time);
       filelist.Add(fr);
     end;
     r := FindNext(DirInfo);
   end;
   FindClose(DirInfo);
   r := FindFirst('*.*', FaAnyfile, DirInfo);
   while r = 0 do
   begin
     if (DirInfo.Attr and faDirectory) <> 0 then
       if (DirInfo.Name <> '.') and (DirInfo.Name <> '..') then
// comment out the next line to exclude system directories
//          if (DirInfo.Attr and faSysFile) = 0 then
           GetFiles(DirStr + DirInfo.Name + '\' + pattern, filelist);
     r := FindNext(DirInfo);
   end;
   FindClose(DirInfo);
 end;
end;

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hi,
findfirst etc can search shared drives if you pass it \\computername\sharename\ but what system is it for?
(its different procedure to logon for different systems)

win9* use WNetVerifyPassword (mpr.dll)
winnt/2k use logonuser()

or if you can add the drive as a mapped drive you could do via WNetAddConnection
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