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NetMessageBufferSend info  Overview  Group

The NetMessageBufferSend function sends a buffer of information to a registered message alias.

Security Requirements

No special group membership is required to execute NetMessageBufferSend on a LAN Manager or Windows NT system. Admin, Accounts, Print, or Server operator group membership is required to successfully execute NetMessageBufferSend on a remote server.

NET_API_STATUS NetMessageBufferSend(

    LPTSTR servername,

    LPTSTR msgname,

    LPTSTR fromname,

    LPBYTE buf,

    DWORD buflen



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 message name to which the message buffer should be sent.
Pointer to a Unicode string containing the message name sending the information. The fromname parameter is new for Windows networking. This parameter is needed for sending interrupting messages from the computer name rather than the logged on user. If NULL is specified, the message is sent from the logged-on user as with LAN Manager 2.x.
Pointer to a buffer of message text.
The length, in bytes, of the message text in buf.

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 specified parameter is invalid.


This network request is not supported.


The user name could not be found.


A general failure occurred in the network hardware.

See Also

NetMessageNameAdd, NetMessageNameDel, NetMessageNameEnum, NetMessageNameGetInfo

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