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XenomorphDrone

I'm looking for a way to get the name of the Windows user running the AutoIt script. I've looked through the help file and what I found was the @UserName macro which returns the user ID, but not the name. To explain the difference, it gives me "jsmith" instead of "John Smith". I've searched the forums but didn't find anything related. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.

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water

Where do you find the full name so that AutoIt can extract it? Is it a user in a domain?


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XenomorphDrone

Where do you find the full name so that AutoIt can extract it? Is it a user in a domain?

Yes, it is a domain environment. I searched through the registry for any entry of "John Smith" and was unsuccessful. Would I need to do some sort of active directory query?

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I don't know if the full name can be retrieved from the logged on user but I know that you can retreive the full name from the AD.

Please download the AD UDF (see the link in my signature) and use the following code to retrieve the AD attribute "displayname":

#include <AD.au3>

; Open Connection to the Active Directory
_AD_Open()

$FullName = _AD_GetObjectAttribute(@UserName,"displayname")
ConsoleWrite($FullName & @CRLF)

; Close Connection to the Active Directory
_AD_Close()

My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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XenomorphDrone

I don't know if the full name can be retrieved from the logged on user but I know that you can retreive the full name from the AD.

Please download the AD UDF (see the link in my signature) and use the following code to retrieve the AD attribute "displayname":

#include <AD.au3>

; Open Connection to the Active Directory
_AD_Open()

$FullName = _AD_GetObjectAttribute(@UserName,"displayname")
ConsoleWrite($FullName & @CRLF)

; Close Connection to the Active Directory
_AD_Close()

That's exactly what I needed. Thank you much!

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Glad to be of service!

If you need further functions that are not yet contained in the AD UDF please drop me a note. The UDF is still under heavy construction.


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2017-04-18 - Version 1.4.8.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2017-02-27 - Version 1.3.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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