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NetLocalGroupGetInfo info  Overview  Group

The NetLocalGroupGetInfo function retrieves information about a particular local group account on a server.

Security Requirements

Only members of the Administrators or Account Operators local group can successfully execute NetLocalGroupGetInfo.

NET_API_STATUS NetLocalGroupGetInfo(

    LPWSTR servername,

    LPWSTR LocalGroupName,

    DWORD level,

    LPBYTE *bufptr



Pointer to a 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.
Pointer to a Unicode string containing the name of the local group account on which to return information.
Specifies one of the following values to return the level of information pointed to in the bufptr parameter.




Return the local group name of the user. The returned buffer points to an array of LOCALGROUP_INFO_0 structures.


Return local group attributes of the user. The returned buffer points to an array of LOCALGROUP_INFO_1 structures.

Pointer to the return information structure is returned in the address pointed to by bufptr. The returned buffer should be deallocated using the NetApiBufferFree function.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, 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 computer name is invalid.


The alias group does not exist.

See Also

NetQueryDisplayInformation, NetLocalGroupSetInfo 

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