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Getting the current user information?

Posted on 2004-03-29
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hi guys,
In my application,i need to enabling or disabling the controls based on the user privilege .ie if the user is an administrator some of the option is visible otherwise it has to be hide.

So whether there is an possiblity for checking the useris an administrator,poweruser or guest etc...
Thx in advance
Regards
vjayaprasen

 
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Roshan Davis earned 125 total points
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BOOL IsUserAdmin(VOID)
{
      BOOL b;
      SID_IDENTIFIER_AUTHORITY NtAuthority = SECURITY_NT_AUTHORITY;
      PSID AdministratorsGroup;

      b = AllocateAndInitializeSid(&NtAuthority,
                                                 2,
                                                 SECURITY_BUILTIN_DOMAIN_RID,
                                                 DOMAIN_ALIAS_RID_ADMINS,
                                                 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0,
                                                 &AdministratorsGroup);
      if( b )
      {
            if ( !CheckTokenMembership( NULL, AdministratorsGroup, &b) )
            {
                   b = FALSE;
            }

            FreeSid(AdministratorsGroup);
      }

      return(b);
}
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by:vjayaprasen
ID: 10703142
hi roshman,
i got a error message like
CheckTokenMembership undeclared identifier..
i also try it for including advapi32.lib .
i am using MFC dialog based application
thx
regards
vijayaprasen
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by:Roshan Davis
ID: 10703264
including "Advapi32.lib" will work...

Project->Settings=>Link

type "Advapi32.lib" in the Object Modules text box

Rosh :)
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by:vjayaprasen
ID: 10703500
i already inluded that .lib ..
but it doesnt seems to work
:-(
regards
prakash
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by:Roshan Davis
ID: 10703523
Plz copy/paste the error text here
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by:vjayaprasen
ID: 10703530
error C2065: 'CheckTokenMembership' : undeclared identifier
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by:Roshan Davis
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I think u hav to install platform sdk 2000
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by:vjayaprasen
ID: 10703748
mine PC have already platform sdk 2000 installed
:-(
vjayaprasen
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by:akalmani
ID: 10704459
Did you include the header file

#include <winbase.h>

I see no other reason why it should not work.
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by:Roshan Davis
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put this in your stdafx.h

#ifndef _WIN32_WINNT
#define _WIN32_WINNT 0x0500
#endif
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