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WMI Win32_UserAccount Returning Domain Users Instead of Local

Posted on 2013-05-20
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I have a situation where, running the WMI Query "Select * from Win32_UserAccount" returns all of the domain users when connected to any desktop in the domain.

How can I modify the query to return only the local users for that machine?
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Returns a list of all the user accounts found on the local computer.
Set objNetwork = CreateObject("Wscript.Network")
strComputer = objNetwork.ComputerName
Set colAccounts = GetObject("WinNT://" & strComputer & "")
colAccounts.Filter = Array("user")
For Each objUser In colAccounts
    Wscript.Echo objUser.Name
Next
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by:cefranklin
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Sorry, this code works but, looking specifically for WMI
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Qlemo earned 500 total points
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Look at the example in http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa394507(v=vs.85).aspx - just provide the computer name as domain name (and no username) to restrict to local accounts. E.g. as WQL:
select * from Win32_UserAccount where Domain = 'TheComputer'

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by:cefranklin
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Restriciting by domain to the local pc works. Thank you.
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