NetGetAnyDCName() - get PDC of a foreign WinNT-domain

Dirk Hagemann usenet at
Tue Jan 27 10:44:48 CET 2004

Thanks for your help, but that does not work. I get an error message
which sais it can't reach the domain.
But I'm sure did not make an syntax-error, because if I enter my own
domain it works.

Any other idea?


Tim Golden <tim.golden at> wrote in message news:<mailman.642.1074780151.12720.python-list at>...
> >Hi!
> >
> >I'm trying to get the PDC-Computername of a foreign WinNT-domain, but
> >I only managed to get the PDC of my own domain with this code:
> >pdc=win32net.NetGetAnyDCName()
> If you don't specify any params to that call, win32net will assume
> you're looking at your own domain. It can take two params: server & domain.
> If you do this:
> pdc = win32net.NetGetAnyDCName (None, "name_of_other_domain")
> it should work.
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