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In order to retrieve/collect the output from the console process, you'll need to use the Std*Read functions.  The linked help article below has an example which you can modify.   https://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/docs/functions/StderrRead.htm

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Update the Local $iPID = Run line. ;)

 

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Runwait returns the exitcode of the program you ran. It won't give you a session ID.

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You could do it this way, no guarantee it will work as I don't know what the DOS commands are doing.

$PID = Run(@ComSpec & 'for /f "tokens=3,4" %a in (''query session %username%'') do @if "%b"=="Active" set MY_SESSION_ID=%a', @SystemDir, @SW_SHOW, 8)
While ProcessExists($PID)
    Sleep(100)
WEnd
$MY_SESSION_ID = StdoutRead($pid)
MsgBox(1, "My Session ID", "Session ID is: " & $MY_SESSION_ID)

 

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Looks like you are setting the environment variable MY_SESSION_ID with the output from the command.  You should be "echo"ing it instead to output it to the console so the StdoutRead function picks it up.

edit: There was also an issue with spaces in run command so it wasn't executing.  This works for me:

#include <AutoItConstants.au3>
$sCMD = 'for /f "tokens=3,4" %a in (''c:\windows\system32\query.exe session %username%'') do @if "%b"=="Active" echo %a'

$PID = Run(@ComSpec & " /c " & $sCMD, @ScriptDir, @SW_HIDE, $STDERR_MERGED)
While ProcessExists($PID)
    Sleep(100)
WEnd
$MY_SESSION_ID = StdoutRead($pid)
MsgBox(1, "My Session ID", "Session ID is: " & $MY_SESSION_ID)

 

On 12/13/2016 at 7:50 AM, BrewManNH said:

...I don't know what the DOS commands are doing.

He's essentially parsing the output of the query session command to retrieve just the value instead of the entire line.

 

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