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The NetLocalGroupSetMembers function sets the local group membership for the specified local group. Each user or global group specified is made a member of the local group. Users or global groups that are not specified but are currently members of the local group will have their membership revoked.

Security Requirements

Only members of the Administrators or Account Operators local group can successfully execute NetLocalGroupSetMembers on a remote server.

NET_API_STATUS NetLocalGroupSetMembers(

    LPWSTR servername,

    LPWSTR LocalGroupName,

    DWORD level,

    LPBYTE buf,

    DWORD totalentries



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 to which the specified users or global groups belong.
Specifies one of the following values to set the level of information provided.




The buf parameter points to an array of LOCALGROUP_MEMBERS_INFO_0 structures.


The buf parameter points to an array of LOCALGROUP_MEMBERS_INFO_3 structures.

Pointer to the buffer in which the data to be set is stored.
Specifies the total number of entries in the buffer that the buf parameter points to.

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 specified LocalGroupName does not exist.


One or more of the members doesn't exist. Therefore, the local group membership was not changed.


One or more of the members cannot be added because it has an invalid account type. Therefore, the local group membership was not changed.

See Also


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