Solved

Get Computer Name in VB.net?

Posted on 2004-10-20
2
2,430 Views
Last Modified: 2011-11-16
How to get the computer name in VB.net?
0
Comment
Question by:tgatif
2 Comments
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:tusharashah
ID: 12360918
If you just need Name of the Currently logged on user there are few easy option like following:
- Environment.UserName
- environment variable |USERNAME| using the Environment.GetEnvironmentVariable method
- SystemInformation.UserName

-----------------------

And if it it's a ASP.Net application then do following to get the UserName
  - Disable Annonymous Access (from IIS)
  - Turn on Windows Authentication (in Web.Config)  (<authentication mode="Windows" />)
  - Use 'User.Identity.Name' or Request.ServerVariables("LOGON_USER") or Request.ServerVariables("REMOTE_USER") to retrive Username

-tushar
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
LandyJ earned 250 total points
ID: 12361588
Dim MyName As String = System.Windows.Forms.SystemInformation.ComputerName
0

Featured Post

Active Directory Webinar

We all know we need to protect and secure our privileges, but where to start? Join Experts Exchange and ManageEngine on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:00 AM PDT to learn how to track and secure privileged users in Active Directory.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Article by: Kraeven
Introduction Remote Share is a simple remote sharing tool, enabling you to see, add and remove remote or local shares. The application is written in VB.NET targeting the .NET framework 2.0. The source code and the compiled programs have been in…
The ECB site provides FX rates for major currencies since its inception in 1999 in the form of an XML feed. The files have the following format (reducted for brevity) (CODE) There are three files available HERE (http://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/exch…

828 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