How to Determine if Connected To Network/Enumerate through Network Connections.

Hello Experts,

I am using a VB6 app and I want to determine if the user is connected to our company network.  I had hoped to use api calls such as RasEnumConnections or RasGetConnectionStatistics to accomplish this by determining a connection to a known server, but I cannot find sufficient documentation (code samples) to get them to work.  I've already tried Googling,, and other sites, but as I said, I can't find well documented code that works.

Thanks in advance for your assistance.  Specific code samples would be greatly appreciated.

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if you are connected or a certain user is connected?
AndrominosAuthor Commented:
I'd like a program running on user's machine to determine if that user's machine is connected.
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Shiju SasidharanAssoc Project ManagerCommented:
try this to
Enumerate User List and Obtaining User Info

From this collected list u can easily findout a specified user

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AndrominosAuthor Commented:
Thank you to all who have answered and to Mikal613, whose answer I will accept.  As we all know, there is more than one way to skin a cat and in this case I have picked the first way that works and that would be the answer suggested by Mikal613 (using "IsDestinationReachable" api).  It's exactly what I need.  So thank you to shijusn, Erick37--I very much appreciate your input--but I will not have time to research your answers to check for applicability to see if a split-points is in order.  Points go to the early-bird, Mikal613.  Have a great day, all!!

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