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How to get local group object with VB6.0

Posted on 2003-11-18
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I have two computers "ComputerA" and "CompuerB" in the same Windows 2003 server domain.  Either of them is not the domain controller but they are the equal member servers.

In ComputerA, I need to run a VB6.0 program to access ComputerB's "Computer Management -> Local Users and Groups -> Groups -> Remote Desktop Users" group: to get the ComputerB's group object then add a Domain User account into that group.

e.g. my purpose is to add "domain\user1" into "ComputerB\RemoteDesktopUserGroup".  While I have to run the VB6.0 program in ComputerA.

Anyone might know how to program this with VB6.0 code? Thank you very much!
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you can find out the registry keys using registry monitor from sysinternals.com
once you get the keys you can connect to the remote registry using API and make changes
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to connect to remote registry
you can use the RegConnectRegistry API function call.

See the RegConnectRegistry example at:
http://www.netfokus.dk/vbadmincode/codevb.html
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by:zhjw
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The link http://www.netfokus.dk/vbadmincode/codevb.html  doesn't work.

And, anyone has the real code doing the same work? Thanks!
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