Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Windows NT login info in VB

Posted on 2002-05-09
5
Medium Priority
?
228 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
Is there any way to retrieve Current Windows NT login info in VB
0
Comment
Question by:nrkrishna
4 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:cquinn
ID: 6999519
What info are you looking for - Username is easy:


'Retrieve a network login ID
Declare Function WNetGetUser Lib "mpr" Alias "WNetGetUserA" (ByVal lpName As String, ByVal lpusername As String, lpnLength As Long) As Long


Function GetUser() As String
Dim ReturnCode As Integer
Dim UserName As String
Dim lp As String
    Dim size As Long
    GetUser = "Nonetwrk"
    UserName = String$(255, 0)
    size = Len(UserName)
    ReturnCode = WNetGetUser&(lp, UserName, size)
    If ReturnCode = 0 Then
        While Asc(Mid$(UserName, size, 1)) = 0
            size = size - 1
        Wend
        GetUser = left$(UserName, size)
    End If
End Function

0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Glowman
ID: 6999545
Declare Function GetEnvironmentVariableA Lib "kernel32" (ByVal lpName As String, ByVal lpBuffer As String, ByVal nsize As Long) As Long

Public Function UserVariables(ByVal EnvVariable As String) As String
   
    Dim strEnv As String
    Dim longEnv As Long
   
    strEnv = Space(4096)
   
    longEnv = GetEnvironmentVariableA(EnvVariable, strEnv, Len(strEnv))
    UserVariables = Left(strEnv, longEnv)
   
End Function

Then in your sub or whatever you call the UserVariable function passing the Parameter "USERNAME" like this.

"     Current User          : " & UserVariables("USERNAME")

Doing it this way allows you to check for tons of other system environment variables.  Like "OS", "COMPUTERNAME","PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER", etc

Hope it helps
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Moondancer
ID: 7018603
ADMINISTRATION WILL BE CONTACTING YOU SHORTLY.  Moderators Computer101, Netminder or Mindphaser will return to finalize these if they are still open in 7 days.  Experts, please post closing recommendations before that time.

Below are your open questions as of today.  Questions which have been inactive for 21 days or longer are considered to be abandoned and for those, your options are:
1. Accept a Comment As Answer (use the button next to the Expert's name).
2. Close the question if the information was not useful to you, but may help others. You must tell the participants why you wish to do this, and allow for Expert response.  This choice will include a refund to you, and will move this question to our PAQ (Previously Asked Question) database.  If you found information outside this question thread, please add it.
3. Ask Community Support to help split points between participating experts, or just comment here with details and we'll respond with the process.
4. Delete the question (if it has no potential value for others).
   --> Post comments for expert of your intention to delete and why
   --> YOU CANNOT DELETE A QUESTION with comments; special handling by a Moderator is required.

For special handling needs, please post a zero point question in the link below and include the URL (question QID/link) that it regards with details.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qList.jsp?ta=commspt
 
Please click this link for Help Desk, Guidelines/Member Agreement and the Question/Answer process.  http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/cmtyHelpDesk.jsp

Click you Member Profile to view your question history and please keep them updated. If you are a KnowledgePro user, use the Power Search option to find them.  

Questions which are LOCKED with a Proposed Answer but do not help you, should be rejected with comments added.  When you grade the question less than an A, please comment as to why.  This helps all involved, as well as others who may access this item in the future.  PLEASE DO NOT AWARD POINTS TO ME.

To view your open questions, please click the following link(s) and keep them all current with updates.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20109477.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20218006.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20274981.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20274982.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20275656.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/Q.20298877.html



*****  E X P E R T S    P L E A S E  ******  Leave your closing recommendations.
If you are interested in the cleanup effort, please click this link
http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qManageQuestion.jsp?ta=commspt&qid=20274643 
POINTS FOR EXPERTS awaiting comments are listed in the link below
http://www.experts-exchange.com/commspt/Q.20277028.html
 
Moderators will finalize this question if in @7 days Asker has not responded.  This will be moved to the PAQ (Previously Asked Questions) at zero points, deleted or awarded.
 
Thanks everyone.
Moondancer
Moderator @ Experts Exchange
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
ComTech earned 0 total points
ID: 7175105
This question will be placed in PAQ, and points refunded.

Regards,

ComTech
Community Support Administrator  
Experts-Exchange  
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] Cloud and Mobile-First Strategy

Maybe you’ve fully adopted the cloud since the beginning. Or maybe you started with on-prem resources but are pursuing a “cloud and mobile first” strategy. Getting to that end state has its challenges. Discover how to build out a 100% cloud and mobile IT strategy in this webinar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article describes some techniques which will make your VBA or Visual Basic Classic code easier to understand and maintain, whether by you, your replacement, or another Experts-Exchange expert.
This article describes how to use a set of graphical playing cards to create a Draw Poker game in Excel or VB6.
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
Get people started with the utilization of class modules. Class modules can be a powerful tool in Microsoft Access. They allow you to create self-contained objects that encapsulate functionality. They can easily hide the complexity of a process from…

879 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question