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netwkstagetinfo (netapi32)
Retrieves information about the remote computer

C# Signature:

[DllImport("netapi32.dll", SetLastError=true)]
public static extern int NetWkstaGetInfo(string servername, int level, out IntPtr bufptr);

VB Signature:

Declare Function NetWkstaGetInfo Lib "netapi32.dll" (TODO) As TODO

User-Defined Types:

    [StructLayout(LayoutKind.Sequential, CharSet = CharSet.Unicode)]
    public struct WKSTA_INFO_100
    public int platform_id;
    public string computer_name;
    public string lan_group;
    public int ver_major;
    public int ver_minor;

Sample Code:

IntPtr buffer;

var ret = PInvoke.NetWkstaGetInfo(host, 100, out buffer);

var strut_size = Marshal.SizeOf(typeof (WKSTA_INFO_100));

WKSTA_INFO_100 wksta_info;

if (ret == PInvoke.ERROR_SUCCESS)


    wksta_info = (WKSTA_INFO_100) Marshal.PtrToStructure(buffer, typeof (WKSTA_INFO_100));

    if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(wksta_info.computer_name))
    return wksta_info.computer_name;



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