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LookupAccountName & remote computer

Posted on 2011-03-13
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Hi,

Iam using LookupAccountName to get sid of remote machine. But i get GetLastError 5. access ERROR_ACCESS_DENIED. Iam testing this on home network without domains.

Iam also have tried this variants:
LookupAccountName(L"machine_name", L"machine_name\\login",...);
LookupAccountName(null, L"machine_name\\login",...);
LookupAccountName(null, L"machine_name",...);
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Question by:lavitz
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'In order fot that to work, you need to be logged on with an username/password combination that also exists on the remote computer - in other words, if you are signed on as "JohnDoe" with the password "TopSecret", the other machine also needs to have an account "JohnDoe" with the PW "TopSecret". BTW, the machine name needs to be prepended with two backslashes, i.e.

LookupAccountName(L"\\\\machine_name", L"machine_name\\JohnDoe",...);
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by:lavitz
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How function LookupAccountName knows that iam logged on remote computer?
And how to log on on remote computer?
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You don't need to, the NTLM subsystem will take care of that - yet the aforementioned precondition applies.
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