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NetGetDisplayInformationIndex info  Overview  Group

The NetGetDisplayInformationIndex function gets the index of the first display information entry whose name begins with a specified string or alphabetically follows the string. You can use this function to determine a starting index for subsequent calls to the NetQueryDisplayInformation function.

Security Requirements

No special group membership is required to successfully execute NetGetDisplayInformationIndex.

NET_API_STATUS NetGetDisplayInformationIndex(

    LPWSTR ServerName,

// pointer to server to get information from

    DWORD Level,

// level of information to retrieve

    LPWSTR Prefix,

// pointer to prefix string

    LPDWORD Index

// receives index of entry



Pointer to a null-terminated Unicode string containing the name of the remote server on which the function is to execute. A NULL pointer or string specifies the local computer.
Specifies one of the following values to return the level of information provided.




Query all Local and Global (normal) user accounts.


Query all Workstation and Server user accounts.


Query all Global Groups.

Pointer to a null-terminated Unicode string containing the prefix for which to search.
Pointer to a 32-bit variable that receives the index of the entry.

Return Values

If the function returns account information, the return value is NERR_Success.

If the function fails, the return value is one of the following error codes.




The user does not have access to the requested information.


The value specified for the Level parameter is invalid.


There were no more items on which to operate.


The computer name is invalid.

See Also


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