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vba code to capture the user's sql login name

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I want to be able to capture and display the user's sql login name on my form when the user checks a checkbox called "InvestigationComplete" on my form.  Is there a way to accomplish this programatically.  I have admin writes to Microsoft SQL server.  The datasource is "ucrdata" sql table with a field called TestTech that I want to capture this login name.
Private Sub InvestigationComplete_Click()
Me.InvestigationComplete.Value = -1
Me.InvestigationComplete.Locked = True
Me.TestTech.SetFocus
me.TestTech.Value = ............user's sql login ID............
End Sub

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by:aikimark
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are you not using the Windows login for authentication?
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by:sxxgupta
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No, our IT group is not using this option as users may have the same generic windows login name (BTW...I am not in IT but in quality engineering)
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by:roger_karam
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Hello. From what I've read, user for SQL Server is SYSTEM_USER.
You are however in a MS Access section...
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by:sxxgupta
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yes??
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by:sxxgupta
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again, how do I use vba code to capture the sql login id of a user?
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by:roger_karam
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Sorry, I guess what I meant to say is: where are you applying this code? in a VB accessing a SQL Server from excel?
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by:sxxgupta
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sorry for not clarifying

vba code accessing a sql server from Microsoft Access (version 2002) form.
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Ah... well, I think that's been done. Try adding the funcion from Jalcadmim (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS_Access/Access_Coding-Macros/Q_23630570.html)

me.TestTech.Value = GetSqlUser()


Function GetSqlUser() As String
Dim qrd As DAO.QueryDef, rst As DAO.Recordset

Set qrd = CurrentDb.CreateQueryDef("")
With qrd
.Connect = CurrentDb.TableDefs(0).Connect
.SQL = "SELECT SYSTEM_USER"
.ReturnsRecords = True
End With

Set rst = qrd.OpenRecordset()
GetSqlUser = rst(0).Value

rst.Close
Set rst = Nothing
Set qrd = Nothing
End Function
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by:sxxgupta
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Awesome!!!!!!!!!  Thanks Roger:)
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by:roger_karam
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Thanks for the points sxxqupta!

Glad I could help, but credit goes to jalcadmin for the solution!

-RK
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