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JSI Tip 5870. Freeware app can return the current user name in various formats.


When you type username /?, you receive:

UserName V01.00.00cpp Joe Richards ([email protected]) October 2002

 UserName \[switches\]

  Switches: (designated by - or /)
   -t text    Text to write in front of value (not valid with -f).
   -f file    Writes a file with cmd/bat file format with major formats.
      Variables possibly defined
       UN-DN           Fully Qualified DN
       UN-SAM          SAM Name
       UN-Display      Display Name
       UN-UniqueID     Unique ID
       UN-Canonical    Canonical Name
       UN-UPN          User Principal Name
   -format x  Format to write value in:
       1               Fully Qualified DN
       2               SAM Name
       3               Display Name
       6               Unique ID
       7               Canonical Name
       8               User Principal Name
       9               Canonical Name Extended (2 line output)
       10              Service Principal Name

    Write the output to a cmd or bat file and then CALL the file and it
    will load the environment variables into the environment namespace.

      Displays current user's SAM Account Name

    username -format 1
      Displays current user's Full Qualified DN
    username -format 1 -t "set u="
      Displays current user's FQ DN as set u=
    username -f vars.cmd
      Dumps all values it can to vars.cmd in set xxx= format

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