Finding User Profile path

kyosohma at gmail.com kyosohma at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 16:14:49 CEST 2007


On Mar 29, 9:05 am, Tim Golden <m... at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
> kyoso... at gmail.com wrote:
> > On Mar 29, 8:23 am, Tim Golden <m... at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
> >> kyoso... at gmail.com wrote:
> >>> One of my co-workers thought I could do
> >>> something like this:
> >>> c = wmi.WMI()
> >>> for i in c.Win32_UserAccount(Name=user):
> >>>     # Get user paths somehow.
> >>> I messed around with that, but I think he was mistaken. It has lots of
> >>> good info, but not what I need.
> >>> I apologize for not being specific. I will look at those win32net
> >>> functions.
> >>> Mike
> >> Might depend on what you mean by "profile" but would the
> >> users' homeDirectory/homeDrive active directory attributes
> >> or the profilePath be of use here? If so, they're fairly
> >> easy to get hold of.
>
> >> TJG
>
> > Yes. It's the homeDirectory as you say. Once again the IT community's
> > use of multiple terms for the same thing has bitten me.
>
> I take it you're OK for getting things out of AD?
>
> TJG

Actually no. Our organization does not use Active Directory. In fact,
the server I need to query happens to be an NT 4.0 box. We do have a
Win2k Server, but it is for specialized services.

Mike




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