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    Richard Guest

    Any VB function or win API can find out which NT group one user belongs to


    Hi, Patrick,
    I know this is out of the topic, but I need help here. Do you know any function(WIN
    API ok) exitst for VB programmer, to detect which window NT/2K group he belongs
    to?

    Thanks in advance, any help will be appreciated.

    Richard
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    Tim Patrick Guest

    Re: Any VB function or win API can find out which NT group one user belongs to


    Here is a web page that describes the process how to use Active Directory
    to get the groups for a user. It is written in ASP/VBScript and requires
    Windows 2000.

    http://www.aspfree.com/authors/adrian/member.asp

    You can also scan through the SDK at Microsoft's web site (http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp).
    I am sure you already knew about the WNetGetUser function for getting the
    user name. There are similar functions named GetUserName and GetUserNameEx.
    The Group Policy section of the library may be of interest as well.

    By the way, I found most of the information listed above by doing a search
    on www.deja.com, a useful search tool.
    -----
    Tim Patrick
    tim@vbstyleguide.com


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