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The NetLocalGroupSetInfo function sets the parameters of a local group.

Security Requirements

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

NET_API_STATUS NetLocalGroupSetInfo(

    LPWSTR servername,

    LPWSTR LocalGroupName,

    DWORD level,

    LPBYTE buf,

    LPDWORD parm_err 



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 set information.
Specifies one of the following values to set the level of information pointed to in the buf parameter.




Specify the local group name of the user. The buf parameter points to an array of LOCALGROUP_INFO_0 structures.


Specify local group attributes of the user. The buf parameter points to an array of LOCALGROUP_INFO_1 structures.


Specify local group attributes of the user. The buf parameter points to an array of LOCALGROUP_INFO_1002 structures.

Pointer to a buffer containing the local group information.
Optional pointer to a DWORD to return the index of the first parameter that caused ERROR_INVALID_PARAMETER. If NULL the parameter is not returned on error.


You can call NetLocalGroupSetInfo with LOCALGROUP_INFO_1 and specify a value using the lgrpi1_name member. However, that value will be ignored. The correct way to specify the new name of the group is to call NetLocalGroupSetInfo with LOCALGROUP_INFO_0 and specify a value using the lgrpi0_name member.

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 operation is allowed only on the primary domain controller of the domain.


The computer name is invalid.


The alias group does not exist.

See Also


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